Nominee should reflect one or more of the following criteria:
- Nominee may be an individual or group/team
- Quantifiable outstanding scientific or technical accomplishments in the disciplines of communications, electronics, intelligence, and information systems/networks
- Applied innovative solutions to complex engineering challenges
- Successfully built bridges among communities such as small/large business, government and academia to ensure mission success
Demonstrates commitment to AFCEA's mission, values and activities
The Distinguished Award for Excellence in Engineering is the highest award for sustained excellence in engineering.