By Neal Singer

Friday, September 16, 2016

Salvatore Campione receives IEEE’s Outstanding Young Professional Award

Salvatore Campione receives IEEE’s  Outstanding Young Professional Award
Salvatore Campione

Salvatore Campione (1352) has been given the 2016 Outstanding Young Professional Award by IEEE honor society Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN). Salvatore, who received his doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California, Irvine, in December 2013, is already a senior member of Sandia’s technical staff.

A researcher of nanophotonics and metamaterials, with special expertise in periodic structures, leaky-wave antennas, and electromagnetic theory, he was recognized “for his contributions to the electromagnetic modeling of complex systems and structures from microwave to optical frequencies.” 

Salvatore is listed as author or co-author in more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and 80 conference contributions, along with three provisional patents and two book chapters. He has also been selected as a 2013 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar, a national recognition given to three awardees per year on the basis of academic achievements and leadership in the field of communications and information science.

According to the IEEE-HKN honor society, “The Outstanding Young Professional Award is presented to exceptional young engineering professionals for meritorious service in the interests of humankind, as well as for outstanding achievements in their career.”

Notable members of IEEE-HKN, founded in 1904 as HKN at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, include Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak, “Father of the Internet” Vint Cerf, Google cofounder Larry Page, and Intel cofounder and chairman emeritus Gordon Moore.

Salvatore is scheduled to receive his award at the annual IEEE Educational Activities Board Award Ceremony in November in New Brunswick, New Jersey.