To encourage student volunteer services in the IEEE and its test community, the IEEE Test Technology Technical Council (TTTC) and the International Test Conference (ITC) are pleased sponsor the Gerald W. Gordon Award Program starting 2003. The award honors the memory of Gerald W. Gordon, a well-known leader and activist in the IEEE and its test community and a long time member of the ITC Steering Committee.

The award is granted annually for ten years (2003-2012). The award presentation will take place during ITC/Test Week.

Award Criteria

A certificate is presented annually to a current student for credible service to IEEE test technology related activities, programs and organizations. Qualification is enhanced by the level and number of contributions and dedication to service.


Nominations for this award are solicited. Both, self-submission or nominations are accepted. Also, two to five endorsement statements are required. The Nomination Form can be downloaded by clicking here (Microsoft WORD). The nomination deadline for 2010 is July 31, 2010.

All applications will be evaluated by the dedicated G.W. Gordon Award Selection Subcommittee to consist of five members organized as part of the TTTC Awards program. For additional clarifications regarding the selection process, please do not hesitate to contact the Subcommittee CoChairs Kenneth MANDL and Yervant ZORIAN.

Award Package 

  • Certificate presentation and Announcements as described above.
  • Complimentary Registration to ITC
  • Complimentary Registration to two TTEP tutorials and one workshop held during Test Week
  • Reimbursement of travel cost up to a predetermined level
  • Lodging provided at one of the ITC Hotels

Past recipients 

Name Year Description Location
Ahmad Al-Yamani, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA 2003
Bartomeu Alorda, Univeritat de les Illes Balears, Majorca, Spain 2004
Olga Melnikova, Kharkov National University of Radio Electronics, Kharkov, Ukraine 2005
Szilard Enyedi, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania 2006
George Xenoulis, University of Piraeus, Greece 2007
Gurgen Harutyunyan, Yerevan State University, Armenia 2008



Conferences and symposia

19th IEEE Workshop on Silicon Errors in Logic – System Effects (SELSE) 2023

Paper registration: December 23, 2022
Paper submission: January 9, 2023

IEEE European Test Symposium 2023
Title+Abstract: December 9, 2022
Paper: December 16, 2022

IEEE VLSI Test Symposium 2023
Title+Abstract: November 5, 2022
Paper: November 11, 2022

DATE 2023
Title+abstract: September 18, 2022 (AoE)
Paper: September 25, 2022 (AoE)

IEEE Asian Test Symposium 2022
Abstract & Full Paper Submission Deadline: July 1st, 2022 (AoE)

ITC India 2022
Abstract & Full Paper Submission Deadline: May 9th, 2022

IOLTS 2022
Paper submission: May 10, 2022

LATS 2022
Title+abstract: May 6, 2022
Paper: May 13, 2022