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'''REPORT ON THE STATUS OF MILESTONES IN SUBMISSION/APPROVAL/DEDICATION PROCESS'''  
 
'''REPORT ON THE STATUS OF MILESTONES IN SUBMISSION/APPROVAL/DEDICATION PROCESS'''  
  
'''Last updated: 21 October 2020'''  
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'''Last updated: 30 August 2021'''  
  
This ongoing report shows the status of Milestones in the various stages of the process, updated continually by IEEE History Center staff. Milestones are listed with their docket numbers. The IEEE Region and the sponsoring organizational unit are shown in parentheses. ''Please note the titles given here are shortened or working titles, '''not''' the full or official titles. ''While in the approval process, proposals have a History Committee advocate assigned to them, whose initials are given in brackets.   
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This ongoing report shows the status of Milestones in the various stages of the process, updated frequently by IEEE History Center staff. Milestones are listed with their docket numbers. The IEEE Region and the sponsoring organizational unit are shown in parentheses. ''Please note the titles given here are shortened or working titles, '''not''' the full or official titles. ''While in the approval process, proposals have a History Committee advocate assigned to them, whose initials are given in brackets.   
 
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To see a count of how many IEEE Milestones have been dedicated, click [http://ethw.org/Milestones:List_of_Milestones_by_Dedication_Year List of Milestones by year dedicated]  
 
To see a count of how many IEEE Milestones have been dedicated, click [http://ethw.org/Milestones:List_of_Milestones_by_Dedication_Year List of Milestones by year dedicated]  
 
 
<br> For a list of dedicated Milestones in chronological order by date of achievement, see [http://ethw.org/Milestones:List_of_IEEE_Milestones Chronological List of Milestones]  
 
<br> For a list of dedicated Milestones in chronological order by date of achievement, see [http://ethw.org/Milestones:List_of_IEEE_Milestones Chronological List of Milestones]  
  
 
To see how many Milestones have been dedicated in each Region and Section, see [http://ethw.org/Milestones:List_of_Milestones_by_Region List of Dedicated Milestones by Region]  
 
To see how many Milestones have been dedicated in each Region and Section, see [http://ethw.org/Milestones:List_of_Milestones_by_Region List of Dedicated Milestones by Region]  
  
Interested in proposing a milestone? Any IEEE member can submit a milestone proposal. Here is a [[List of Achievements Suitable for Milestones|list of important achievements suitable for proposal]], and which we encourage a proposer to consult the [[Milestone Guidelines and How to Propose a Milestone|Milestones Guidelines]] and [[Milestone Guidelines and How to Propose a Milestone|submit]]. This list is not exclusive; if you know of other achievements you wish to submit, you are welcome to do so.  
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Interested in proposing a milestone? Any IEEE member can submit a milestone proposal. Here is a [[List of Achievements Suitable for Milestones|list of important achievements suitable for proposal]], and which we encourage a proposer to consult the [[Milestone Guidelines and How to Propose a Milestone|Milestones Guidelines]] and [[Milestone Guidelines and How to Propose a Milestone|submit]]. This list is not exclusive; if you know of other achievements you wish to submit, you are welcome to do so. <br><br>
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'''CONTENTS:'''<br>
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Section A. [[Milestones Status Report#Advocates|Proposals Needing Advocates]] <br>
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Section B.1 [[Milestones Status Report#Completion|Proposals Being Written and Awaiting Completion and Submission]] <br>
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Section B.2 [[Milestones Status Report#Decision|Proposals Submitted and Awaiting Advocate Decision]] <br>
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Section B.3 [[Milestones Status Report#Citation|Proposals Approved by Advocate and Awaiting Citation Approval]] <br>
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Section B.4 [[Milestones Status Report#Committee|Proposals Awaiting History Committee Action]] <br>
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Section B.5.1 [[Milestones Status Report#Board|Proposals Approved by History Committee and Awaiting Board of Directors Action]] <br>
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Section C. [[Milestones Status Report#Planned|Milestones Approved by Board of Directors and the Dedication Ceremonies Are Being Planned]] <br>
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Section D. [[Milestones Status Report#Dedicated|Milestones Dedicated]] <br>
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<span id="Advocates">
 
== A. ADVOCATES NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING MILESTONES:  ==
 
== A. ADVOCATES NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING MILESTONES:  ==
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|'''Plaque payment commitment received?
 
|'''Plaque payment commitment received?
 
|-
 
|-
|2018-12
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|2021-02
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Milestonei1988ETF  Brain-controlled Robot, 1988]
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Development_of_the_Field_Programmable_Gate_Array Field Programmable Gate Array]
 
|ADVOCATE NEEDED
 
|ADVOCATE NEEDED
|Region 8
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|Region 6
|Macedonia Section
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|Santa Clara Valley Section
|17 November 2018
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|yes
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|
|yes
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|yes
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|
 
|-
 
|-
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|2021-14
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:E-assisted_bicycle  Commercialization of E-assisted Bicycle, 1993]
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|ADVOCATE NEEDED
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|Region 10
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|
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|
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|
 
|}
 
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== B. STATUS  ==
 
== B. STATUS  ==
 
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<span id="Completion">
 
=== B.1 PROPOSALS BEING WRITTEN AND AWAITING COMPLETION AND SUBMISSION  ===
 
=== B.1 PROPOSALS BEING WRITTEN AND AWAITING COMPLETION AND SUBMISSION  ===
  
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|'''Site owner permission letter received?
 
|'''Site owner permission letter received?
 
|'''Plaque payment commitment received?
 
|'''Plaque payment commitment received?
|-
 
|2011-01
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/index.php?title=Milestone-Proposal:High-Temperature_Superconductivity  High Temperature Superconductivity]
 
|ABx
 
|Region 8
 
|IEEE Switzerland Section
 
|
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 2014-04  
 
| 2014-04  
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| 2014-08  
 
| 2014-08  
 
| [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Hollow_dielectric_beam_waveguide_of_sub-millimeter_wavelength_range%2C_1966 Hollow dielectric beam waveguide, 1966]  
 
| [http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestone-Proposal:Hollow_dielectric_beam_waveguide_of_sub-millimeter_wavelength_range%2C_1966 Hollow dielectric beam waveguide, 1966]  
| AMa
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| AMsh
 
| 8  
 
| 8  
 
| Ukraine Section  
 
| Ukraine Section  
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|
 
|
 
|
 
|
|-
 
|2017-03
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Kodak_Digital_Camera  Kodak Digital Camera, 1973-1977]
 
|JMaz
 
|1
 
|IEEE Rochester Section
 
|
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
|2017-09
 
|2017-09
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:ITAIPU_Hydroelectric_Power_Plant-_Coming_50_years_of_providing_clean_energy Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant, 1984]
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:ITAIPU_Hydroelectric_Power_Plant-_Coming_50_years_of_providing_clean_energy Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant, 1984]
|ETej
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|ETj
 
|Region 9
 
|Region 9
 
|Paraguay Section
 
|Paraguay Section
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|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
|2018-02
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|2019-05
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Alvin:_Deep_Human_Occupied_Research_Submersible,_1964_to_2019 Alvin Deep Human Occupied Research Submersible, 1964]
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:2019-05 Semiconductor Crystal Diode Detector, 1899-1901]
|JVrd
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|JnMz
|Region 1
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|Region 10
|Providence Section
 
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
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|yes
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
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|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
|2020-07
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|2020-10
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Universal_Serial_Bus_(USB) Universal Serial Bus (USB)]
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Mechanicville_Hydroelectric_Facility  Mechanicville Hydroelectric Facility, 1898]
|DvBrt
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|ABX
 +
|Region 1
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|Schenectady Section
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|
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|
 +
|yes
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|
 +
|-
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|2020-11
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Computer_Graphics_Development Computer Graphics Development, 1968-1995]
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|BrBg
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|Region 6
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|Utah Section
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|
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|
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|
 +
|
 +
|-
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|2021-05
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Mauna_Kea_Observatory_88%22_Telescope  Mauna Kea Telescope]
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|DMic
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|Region 6
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|Hawaii Section
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|
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|
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|
 +
|
 +
|-
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|2021-06
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:IEEE_Standard_754_for_Floating_Point_Arithmetic  Standard 754 for Floating Point Arithmetic]
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|BBg
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|Region 6
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|Oakland-East Bay Section
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|
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|
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|
 +
|
 +
|-
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|2021-07
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:The_National_Intermodal_Transportation_System,_1991  Intermodal Transportation System, 1991]
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|PKr
 +
|Region 2
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|Washington DC Section/Vehicular Tech. Soc.
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|
 +
|
 +
|
 +
|
 +
|-
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|2021-09
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Cavity_Magnetron  Cavity Magnetron 1939-1944]
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|DMch
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|Region 8
 +
|UKI Section
 +
|
 +
|
 +
|
 +
|
 +
|-
 +
|2021-11
 +
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:IEEE_802  IEEE 802 Standard]
 +
|BBg
 
|Region 6
 
|Region 6
|Oregon Section
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|Santa Clara Valley Section
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|
 +
|
 +
|
 +
|
 +
|-
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|2021-12
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Theoretical_Foundation_of_Finite-Theoretical_Foundation_of_Finite-Element-Method_for_Electromagnetics  Finite-Element Method for Electromagnetics, 1979-1991]
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|JMaz
 +
|Region 10
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|Taipei Section
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|
 +
|
 +
|yes
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|-
 +
|2021-13
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|Discovery of Electrodynamics, 1820
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|BBg
 +
|Region 8
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|France Section
 
|
 
|
 
|yes
 
|yes
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|yes
 
|yes
 
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<span id="Decision">
 
=== B.2. PROPOSALS SUBMITTED AWAITING ADVOCATE DECISION  ===
 
=== B.2. PROPOSALS SUBMITTED AWAITING ADVOCATE DECISION  ===
  
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|'''Site owner permission letter received?'''
 
|'''Site owner permission letter received?'''
 
|'''Payment commitment received?'''
 
|'''Payment commitment received?'''
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|-
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|2011-01
 +
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/index.php?title=Milestone-Proposal:High-Temperature_Superconductivity  High Temperature Superconductivity]
 +
|ABX
 +
|Region 8
 +
|IEEE Switzerland Section
 +
|12 November 2020
 +
|yes
 +
|yes
 +
|yes
 
|-
 
|-
 
|2018-12
 
|2018-12
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Milestonei1988ETF  Brain-controlled Robot, 1988]
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Milestonei1988ETF  Brain-controlled Robot, 1988]
|ADVOCATE NEEDED
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|CeSh
 
|Region 8
 
|Region 8
 
|Macedonia Section
 
|Macedonia Section
 
|17 November 2018
 
|17 November 2018
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|-
 
|2019-05
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:INVENTION_OF_SOLID_STATE_DIODE_DETECTOR_SIR_J._C._BOSE_1899-1901 Solid-State Diode Detector, 1899-1901]
 
|JnMz
 
|Region 10
 
|Kharagpur Section
 
|31 July 2019
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|-
 
|2019-08
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:The_Calcutta_Electric_Supply_Corporation_-_1897 Calcutta Electric Supply Calcultta, 1899]
 
|RjRN
 
|Region 10
 
|Kolkata Section
 
|14 October 2020
 
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
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|2019-09
 
|2019-09
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:URUCIB URUCIB Presidential Information System, 1988]
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:URUCIB URUCIB Presidential Information System, 1988]
|ABx
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|ABX
 
|Region 9
 
|Region 9
 
|Uruguay Section
 
|Uruguay Section
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|-
 
|-
 
|2020-03
 
|2020-03
|[[Milestone-Proposal:The Grace M. Hopper Milestone|Grace Hopper achievements]]
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|[[Milestone-Proposal:The Grace M. Hopper Milestone|COBOL Compiler]]
 
|JHu
 
|JHu
 
|Region 2
 
|Region 2
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|Kansai Section
 
|Kansai Section
 
|8 April 2020
 
|8 April 2020
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|yes
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|yes
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|yes
 +
|-
 +
|2020-08
 +
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Perpendicular_Magnetic_Recording  Perpendicular Magnetic Recording]
 +
|CeSh
 +
|Region 10
 +
|Sendai Section
 +
|30 October 2020
 +
|yes
 +
|yes
 +
|yes
 +
|-
 +
|2021-01
 +
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:FURUNO  Commercialization of the Fishfinder, 1948]
 +
|MPo
 +
|Region 10
 +
|Kansai Section
 +
|24 February 2021
 +
|yes
 +
|yes
 +
|yes
 +
|-
 +
|2021-04
 +
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:ADSL  ADSL:Expediting Broadband Internet Access for society, 1993-1997]
 +
|CeSh
 +
|Region 8
 +
|Benelux Section
 +
|16 April 2021
 +
|yes
 +
|yes
 +
|yes
 +
|-
 +
|2021-08
 +
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Rice_Cookers Commercialization of Rice Cookers, 1923]
 +
|ADVOCATE NEEDED
 +
|Region 10
 +
|Tokyo Section
 +
|30 July 2021
 +
|yes
 +
|yes
 +
|yes
 +
|-
 +
|2021-10
 +
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:SGS-THOMSON_MPEG_integrated_circuits  SGS-Thomson MPEG Integrated Circuits]
 +
|VLksh
 +
|Region 8
 +
|France Section
 +
|12 May 2021
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
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<span id="Citation">
 
=== B.3.&nbsp;PROPOSALS APPROVED BY ADVOCATES AND AWAITING FINALIZED CITATIONS APPROVAL FROM PROPOSERS  ===
 
=== B.3.&nbsp;PROPOSALS APPROVED BY ADVOCATES AND AWAITING FINALIZED CITATIONS APPROVAL FROM PROPOSERS  ===
 
'''Once the proposers have agreed to the wording, the proposals will be submitted to the History Committee for action'''
 
'''Once the proposers have agreed to the wording, the proposals will be submitted to the History Committee for action'''
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|-
 
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<span id="Committee">
 
=== B.4.&nbsp;PROPOSALS AWAITING HISTORY COMMITTEE ACTION  ===
 
=== B.4.&nbsp;PROPOSALS AWAITING HISTORY COMMITTEE ACTION  ===
 
'''The proposals are expected to be acted upon at the next History Committee meeting or teleconference.'''
 
'''The proposals are expected to be acted upon at the next History Committee meeting or teleconference.'''
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|'''Site owner permission letter received?
 
|'''Site owner permission letter received?
 
|'''Payment commitment received?'''
 
|'''Payment commitment received?'''
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
|2020-02
 
|2020-02
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:The_Birth_of_the_First_CT_Scanner First CT Scanner]
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:The_Birth_of_the_First_CT_Scanner First CT Scanner]
|jvrd
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|ADVOCATE NEEDED
 
|Region 8
 
|Region 8
 
|UKI Section
 
|UKI Section
|
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|29 September 2020
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|yes
 +
|yes
 +
|yes
 +
|-
 +
|2020-13
 +
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:The_First_Geographic_Information_System_(GIS)_developed_in_1962-1968  First Geographic Information System, 1962-1968]
 +
|MiGr
 +
|Region 7
 +
|Ottawa Section
 +
|31 December 2020
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|}
 
|}
 
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<span id="Board">
 
=== B.5.1..&nbsp;PROPOSALS APPROVED BY HISTORY COMMITTEE BEING ACTED UPON AT UPCOMING BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING OR TELECONFERENCE  ===
 
=== B.5.1..&nbsp;PROPOSALS APPROVED BY HISTORY COMMITTEE BEING ACTED UPON AT UPCOMING BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING OR TELECONFERENCE  ===
  
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|'''Payment commitment received?'''
 
|'''Payment commitment received?'''
 
|-
 
|-
|2019-12
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|2017-03
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:The_Giant_Metrewave_Radio_Telescope_(GMRT)_%E2%80%93_Pune,_India Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope]
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Kodak_Digital_Camera  Hand -Held Solid State Digital Camera, 1973-1977]
|JCM
+
|JMaz
|Region 10
+
|1
|Pune Section
+
|IEEE Rochester Section
|2 July 2020
+
|16 November 2020
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|-
 
|-
|2020-04
+
|2018-02
|[[Milestone-Proposal:Intel 4004 Microprocessor|Intel 4004 Microprocessor]]
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|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Alvin:_Deep_Human_Occupied_Research_Submersible,_1964_to_2019 Alvin Deep Human Occupied Research Submersible, 1964]
|DBa
+
|JVrd
|Region 6
+
|Region 1
|Santa Clara Valley section
+
|Providence Section
|18 June 2020
+
|11 December 2020
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|-
 
|2020-06
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Invention_of_the_Laser_Printer  Development of the Laser Printer]
 
|DBa
 
|Region 6
 
|Santa Clara Valley Section
 
|18 August 2020
 
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
 
|yes
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<span id="Planned">
 
=== C. DEDICATIONS BEING PLANNED, ALL APPROVALS HAVING BEEN RECEIVED  ===
 
=== C. DEDICATIONS BEING PLANNED, ALL APPROVALS HAVING BEEN RECEIVED  ===
  
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|1
 
|1
 
|Boston Section
 
|Boston Section
|TBD
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|September 2021
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
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| Santa Clara Valley Section  
 
| Santa Clara Valley Section  
 
| Postponed from 2 May 2020
 
| Postponed from 2 May 2020
|
 
|-
 
|2015-03
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:BASIC BASIC Programming Language, 1964]
 
|ETej
 
|Region 1
 
|New Hampshire
 
|TBD
 
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
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|Hungary Section
 
|Hungary Section
 
|TBD (postponed from 25 March 2020)
 
|TBD (postponed from 25 March 2020)
|
 
|-
 
|2017-11
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Walter_Guyton_Cady  Piezoelectric Quartz Oscillator, 1921-1923]
 
|JaH
 
|Region 1
 
|Connecticut Section
 
|Virtual Ceremony 5 November 2020
 
|
 
|-
 
|2017-16
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:AFIS_NEC  First Operational Large-scale Fingerprint Identification System, 1982]
 
|JVrd
 
|Region 10
 
|Tokyo Section
 
|15 December 2020
 
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|2018-04
 
|2018-04
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Active_shielding_of_superconducting_magnets Active Shielding of Superconducting Magnets]
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Active_shielding_of_superconducting_magnets Active Shielding of Superconducting Magnets]
|JMaz
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|JMzr
 
|Region 8
 
|Region 8
 
|UKI Section
 
|UKI Section
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|Italy Section
 
|Italy Section
 
|TBD
 
|TBD
|
 
|-
 
|2018-06
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Ferraris  Ferraris Early Induction Motor]
 
|JCMi
 
|Region 8
 
|Italy Section
 
|TBD (postponed from 12 June 2020, possibly to November of 2020 or early 2021)
 
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|2018-10
 
|2018-10
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Xerox_Alto  Xerox Alto Computer]
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Xerox_Alto  Xerox Alto Computer]
|JHui
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|JHu
 
|Region 6
 
|Region 6
 
|Santa Clara Valley Section
 
|Santa Clara Valley Section
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|Region 8
 
|Region 8
 
|Benelux Section
 
|Benelux Section
|TBD
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|8 April 2022
|
 
|-
 
|2018-13
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Fiber_optic_connectors  Fiber Optic Connectors with Push-Pull]
 
|JVrd
 
|Region 10
 
|Tokyo Section
 
|TBD
 
|
 
|-
 
|2018-14
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:%CE%9CPD7720_DSP  &mu;PD7720 Signal Processing Chip]
 
|IsSkw
 
|Region 10
 
|Tokyo Section
 
|15 December 2020
 
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|2018-15
 
|2018-15
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:RCA_Radio_Central RCA Radio Central]
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:RCA_Radio_Central RCA Radio Central]
|DBar
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|DvBrt
 
|Region 1
 
|Region 1
 
|Long Island Section
 
|Long Island Section
|TBD
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|5 November 2021
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|2019-02
 
|2019-02
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Neutrodyne_Circuit,_1922 Neutrodyne Circuit, 1922]
 
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Neutrodyne_Circuit,_1922 Neutrodyne Circuit, 1922]
|DBar
+
|DvBr
 
|Region 1
 
|Region 1
 
|North Jersey Section
 
|North Jersey Section
|TBD (postponed from ?? June 2020)
+
|TBD (postponed from June 2020)
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
|2019-03
+
|2019-07
| [http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:1972_-_Rainer_Weiss%27s_Invention_of_the_Gravitational_Wave_Antenna_Used_in_the_Large_Interferometric_Gravitational_Observatory_(LIGO) Gravitational Wave Antenna, 1972]
+
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:First_Fiber_Bragg_Grating_Demonstration_at_Communications_Research_Centre_Canada_in_1978 Fiber Bragg Grating, 1978]
|DvBa
+
|DaMic
|Region 5/ Region 6/ Region 8
+
|Region 7
|Baton Rouge/Richland/Italy
+
|Ottawa Section
|TBD (postponed from Baton Rouge 1 July 2020/Richland 19 June 2020/Italy 10 June 2020)
+
|postponed from 24 August 2020
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
|2019-04
+
|2019-08
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Folsom_Powerhouse,_1895 Folsom Powerhouse, 1895]
+
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:The_Calcutta_Electric_Supply_Corporation_-_1897 Calcutta Electric Supply Calcultta, 1899]
|ABx
+
|RjRN
 +
|Region 10
 +
|Kolkata Section
 +
|18 December 2021
 +
|
 +
|-
 +
|2019-13
 +
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:QR_Code QR Code]
 +
|JVdl
 +
|Region 10
 +
|Nagoya Section
 +
|TBD
 +
|
 +
|-
 +
|2020-04
 +
|[[Milestone-Proposal:Intel 4004 Microprocessor|Intel 4004 Microprocessor]]
 +
|DBa
 
|Region 6
 
|Region 6
|Sacramento Section
+
|Santa Clara Valley section
 
|TBD
 
|TBD
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
|2019-06
+
|2020-06
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Inverter-driven_residential_air_conditioner_1981 Inverter Air Conditioners, 1980-1981]
+
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Invention_of_the_Laser_Printer  Development of the Laser Printer]
|ETej
+
|DBa
|Region 10
+
|Region 6
|Nagoya Section
+
|Santa Clara Valley Section
 
|TBD
 
|TBD
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
|2019-07
+
|2020-07
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:First_Fiber_Bragg_Grating_Demonstration_at_Communications_Research_Centre_Canada_in_1978 Fiber Bragg Grating, 1978]
+
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Universal_Serial_Bus_(USB) Universal Serial Bus (USB)]
|DaMic
+
|DBr
|Region 7
+
|Region 6
|Ottawa Section
+
|Oregon Section
|24 August 2020 (at SC2020)
+
|TBD
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
|2019-10
+
|2020-09
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Bipolar,_CMOS_and_DMOS_super_integrated_technology Multiple Silicon Technologies on a Chip, 1985]
+
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:The_Ferranti_%27Baby%27;_Small-Scale_Experimental_Machine_(SSEM) Small-Scale Experimental Machine SSEM]
|ETj
+
|BrBg
 
|Region 8
 
|Region 8
|Italy Section
+
|UKI Section
 +
|20-21 June 2022
 
|
 
|
 +
|-
 +
|2020-12
 +
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:The_Atlas_computer_and_the_Invention_of_Virtual_Memory  Atlas Computer and Virtual Memory]
 +
|BrBg
 +
|Region 8
 +
|UKI Section
 +
|20-21 June 2022
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
|2019-13
+
|2021-03
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:QR_Code QR Code]
+
|[http://ieeemilestones.ethw.org/Milestone-Proposal:Special_Citation:_Heinz_Nixdorf_MuseumsForum_(HNF) Heinz Nixdorf Museum Special Citation]
|JVdl
+
|DMic
|Region 10
+
|Region 8
|Nagoya Section
+
|Germany Section
|
+
|23 October 2021
 
|
 
|
 
|}
 
|}
 +
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=== D. DEDICATIONS HELD  ===
 
=== D. DEDICATIONS HELD  ===
  
&nbsp;For a list by dedication date of all IEEE Milestones dedicated from the beginning of the Milestone Program, see [http://ethw.org/Milestones:List_of_Milestones_by_Dedication_Year List of Milestones by Dedication Year]
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&nbsp;For a list by dedication date of all IEEE Milestones dedicated from the beginning of the Milestone Program, see https://ethw.org/Milestones:List_of_Milestones#Milestones_By_Year_Dedicated_And_Region
 
 
<br> For a list of dedicated Milestones in chronological order by date of achievement, see [http://ethw.org/Milestones:List_of_IEEE_Milestones Chronological List of Milestones]
 
 
 
For a list of dedicated Milestones by Region, see [http://ethw.org/Milestones:List_of_Milestones_by_Region List of Dedicated Milestones by Region]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 12:27, 30 August 2021


REPORT ON THE STATUS OF MILESTONES IN SUBMISSION/APPROVAL/DEDICATION PROCESS

Last updated: 30 August 2021

This ongoing report shows the status of Milestones in the various stages of the process, updated frequently by IEEE History Center staff. Milestones are listed with their docket numbers. The IEEE Region and the sponsoring organizational unit are shown in parentheses. Please note the titles given here are shortened or working titles, not the full or official titles. While in the approval process, proposals have a History Committee advocate assigned to them, whose initials are given in brackets. 

To see a count of how many IEEE Milestones have been dedicated, click List of Milestones by year dedicated
For a list of dedicated Milestones in chronological order by date of achievement, see Chronological List of Milestones

To see how many Milestones have been dedicated in each Region and Section, see List of Dedicated Milestones by Region

Interested in proposing a milestone? Any IEEE member can submit a milestone proposal. Here is a list of important achievements suitable for proposal, and which we encourage a proposer to consult the Milestones Guidelines and submit. This list is not exclusive; if you know of other achievements you wish to submit, you are welcome to do so.

CONTENTS:
Section A. Proposals Needing Advocates
Section B.1 Proposals Being Written and Awaiting Completion and Submission
Section B.2 Proposals Submitted and Awaiting Advocate Decision
Section B.3 Proposals Approved by Advocate and Awaiting Citation Approval
Section B.4 Proposals Awaiting History Committee Action
Section B.5.1 Proposals Approved by History Committee and Awaiting Board of Directors Action
Section C. Milestones Approved by Board of Directors and the Dedication Ceremonies Are Being Planned
Section D. Milestones Dedicated


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A. ADVOCATES NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING MILESTONES:


Docket Number Short Name Advocate initials Region Sponsoring Org Unit Submitted/Completed Date Section support letter received? Site owner permission letter received? Plaque payment commitment received?
2021-02 Field Programmable Gate Array ADVOCATE NEEDED Region 6 Santa Clara Valley Section
2021-14 Commercialization of E-assisted Bicycle, 1993 ADVOCATE NEEDED Region 10

Advocates must be either current or past IEEE History Commmittee members. To volunteer to serve as an advocate, contact the IEEE History Staff milestone administrator at ieee-history@ieee.org

B. STATUS

B.1 PROPOSALS BEING WRITTEN AND AWAITING COMPLETION AND SUBMISSION

Docket Number Short Name Advocate initials Region Sponsoring Org Unit Submitted Date Section support letter received? Site owner permission letter received? Plaque payment commitment received?
2014-04 Langevin Sonar, 1917 LyF Region 8 France Section
2014-08 Hollow dielectric beam waveguide, 1966 AMsh 8 Ukraine Section
2015-07 Space Shuttle Remote Manipulator JVrd 7 Toronto yes yes yes
2015-14 Alexanderson alternator and multituned antenna, Grimeton JCM 8 Sweden
2016-01 Disconnectable Cable Terminating Device, 1905 JCM 5 Chicago
2017-09 Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant, 1984 ETj Region 9 Paraguay Section
2017-12 Apollo Unified S-Band Communications Systems DMic Region 6 Scottsdale Arizona Section
2017-13 Global Positioning System, 1973 AMcr Region 6 IEEE Coastal Los Angeles
2019-05 Semiconductor Crystal Diode Detector, 1899-1901 JnMz Region 10 yes
2019-11 Computer-controlled aerial ladders MPol Region 10 Kansai Section
2020-10 Mechanicville Hydroelectric Facility, 1898 ABX Region 1 Schenectady Section yes
2020-11 Computer Graphics Development, 1968-1995 BrBg Region 6 Utah Section
2021-05 Mauna Kea Telescope DMic Region 6 Hawaii Section
2021-06 Standard 754 for Floating Point Arithmetic BBg Region 6 Oakland-East Bay Section
2021-07 Intermodal Transportation System, 1991 PKr Region 2 Washington DC Section/Vehicular Tech. Soc.
2021-09 Cavity Magnetron 1939-1944 DMch Region 8 UKI Section
2021-11 IEEE 802 Standard BBg Region 6 Santa Clara Valley Section
2021-12 Finite-Element Method for Electromagnetics, 1979-1991 JMaz Region 10 Taipei Section yes
2021-13 Discovery of Electrodynamics, 1820 BBg Region 8 France Section yes yes yes

B.2. PROPOSALS SUBMITTED AWAITING ADVOCATE DECISION

Docket Number Short Name Advocate initials Region Sponsoring Org Unit Submitted/Completed Date Section support letter received? Site owner permission letter received? Payment commitment received?
2011-01 High Temperature Superconductivity ABX Region 8 IEEE Switzerland Section 12 November 2020 yes yes yes
2018-12 Brain-controlled Robot, 1988 CeSh Region 8 Macedonia Section 17 November 2018 yes yes yes
2019-09 URUCIB Presidential Information System, 1988 ABX Region 9 Uruguay Section 4 March 2020 Yes Yes Yes
2020-01 Experimental Radio Station XWA, 1919 DBa Region 7 Montreal Section 5 February 2020 yes yes yes
2020-03 COBOL Compiler JHu Region 2 Philadelphia Section 27 February 2020 yes Yes yes
2020-05 Commercialization of multi-layer ceramic capacitors with nickel electrode (Ni-MLCCs), 1982 ETjr Region 10 Kansai Section 8 April 2020 yes yes yes
2020-08 Perpendicular Magnetic Recording CeSh Region 10 Sendai Section 30 October 2020 yes yes yes
2021-01 Commercialization of the Fishfinder, 1948 MPo Region 10 Kansai Section 24 February 2021 yes yes yes
2021-04 ADSL:Expediting Broadband Internet Access for society, 1993-1997 CeSh Region 8 Benelux Section 16 April 2021 yes yes yes
2021-08 Commercialization of Rice Cookers, 1923 ADVOCATE NEEDED Region 10 Tokyo Section 30 July 2021 yes yes yes
2021-10 SGS-Thomson MPEG Integrated Circuits VLksh Region 8 France Section 12 May 2021 yes yes yes

B.3. PROPOSALS APPROVED BY ADVOCATES AND AWAITING FINALIZED CITATIONS APPROVAL FROM PROPOSERS

Once the proposers have agreed to the wording, the proposals will be submitted to the History Committee for action

Docket Number Short Name Advocate initials Region Sponsoring Org Unit Submitted/Completed Date Section support letter received? Site owner permission letter received? Payment commitment received?

B.4. PROPOSALS AWAITING HISTORY COMMITTEE ACTION

The proposals are expected to be acted upon at the next History Committee meeting or teleconference.

Docket Number Short Name Advocate initials Region Sponsoring Org Unit Submitted/Completed Date Section support letter received? Site owner permission letter received? Payment commitment received?
2020-02 First CT Scanner ADVOCATE NEEDED Region 8 UKI Section 29 September 2020 yes yes yes
2020-13 First Geographic Information System, 1962-1968 MiGr Region 7 Ottawa Section 31 December 2020 yes yes yes

B.5.1.. PROPOSALS APPROVED BY HISTORY COMMITTEE BEING ACTED UPON AT UPCOMING BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING OR TELECONFERENCE

(The schedule for upcoming Board of Directors meetings can be found in the right hand column of  http://www.ieee.org/about/corporate/board/index.html or at Upcoming Series )  


Docket Number Short Name Advocate initials Region Sponsoring Org Unit Submitted/Completed Date Section support letter received? Site owner permission letter received? Payment commitment received?
2017-03 Hand -Held Solid State Digital Camera, 1973-1977 JMaz 1 IEEE Rochester Section 16 November 2020 yes yes yes
2018-02 Alvin Deep Human Occupied Research Submersible, 1964 JVrd Region 1 Providence Section 11 December 2020 yes yes yes

C. DEDICATIONS BEING PLANNED, ALL APPROVALS HAVING BEEN RECEIVED

Docket Number Short Name Region Sponsoring Org Unit Dedication Date Dedication Ceremony Info
2013-09 Harvard Mark I Computer, 1944-1959 1 Boston Section September 2021
2013-22 Introduction of Apple II Computer EJ 6 Santa Clara Valley Section postponed from 2 May 2020
2013-28 Introduction of Apple I Computer EJo 6 Santa Clara Valley Section postponed from 2 May 2020
2014-06 Macintosh Computer, 1984 JImp & DMi 6 Santa Clara Valley Section Postponed from 2 May 2020
2017-08 Budapest Metro, 1896 MHa Region 8 Hungary Section TBD (postponed from 25 March 2020)
2018-04 Active Shielding of Superconducting Magnets JMzr Region 8 UKI Section TBD (postponed from 1 May 2020)
2018-05 International System of Units MPo Region 8 Italy Section TBD
2018-10 Xerox Alto Computer JHu Region 6 Santa Clara Valley Section TBD
2018-11 String Galvanometer for Human Electrocardiogram, 1901-1905 JVrd Region 8 Benelux Section 8 April 2022
2018-15 RCA Radio Central DvBrt Region 1 Long Island Section 5 November 2021
2019-02 Neutrodyne Circuit, 1922 DvBr Region 1 North Jersey Section TBD (postponed from June 2020)
2019-07 Fiber Bragg Grating, 1978 DaMic Region 7 Ottawa Section postponed from 24 August 2020
2019-08 Calcutta Electric Supply Calcultta, 1899 RjRN Region 10 Kolkata Section 18 December 2021
2019-13 QR Code JVdl Region 10 Nagoya Section TBD
2020-04 Intel 4004 Microprocessor DBa Region 6 Santa Clara Valley section TBD
2020-06 Development of the Laser Printer DBa Region 6 Santa Clara Valley Section TBD
2020-07 Universal Serial Bus (USB) DBr Region 6 Oregon Section TBD
2020-09 Small-Scale Experimental Machine SSEM BrBg Region 8 UKI Section 20-21 June 2022
2020-12 Atlas Computer and Virtual Memory BrBg Region 8 UKI Section 20-21 June 2022
2021-03 Heinz Nixdorf Museum Special Citation DMic Region 8 Germany Section 23 October 2021

D. DEDICATIONS HELD

 For a list by dedication date of all IEEE Milestones dedicated from the beginning of the Milestone Program, see https://ethw.org/Milestones:List_of_Milestones#Milestones_By_Year_Dedicated_And_Region