“IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal”
ECE Prof. Tom Parks has been named as a co-recipient of the 2004 IEEE Jack Kilby Signal Processing Medal, along with James McClellan, "for fundamental contributions to digital filter design and interpolation, especially for Parks-McClellan algorithm." The IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal was established by the Board of Directors in 1995 and may be presented "for outstanding achievements in signal processing." The medal is named in honor of Jack S. Kilby. His innovation was a monumental precursor to the development of the signal processor and digital signal processing. The award consists of a gold medal, bronze replica, certificate, and a cash honorarium.