THE IEEE HOLM CONFERENCE ON ELECTRICAL CONTACT
RAGNAR HOLM SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Ragnar Holm Scientific Achievement Award derives its significance and prestige from the scientist whose name it carries. The contributions of Dr. Ragnar Holm to electrical contact theory and application are renowned the world over. The award, created in 1971 by the Steering Committee of the Holm Conference, honors the memory of the founder of modern electrical contact science by recognizing outstanding scientists and engineers in the field of electrical contacts or related technologies.
An awards committee appointed by the
steering committee of the conference meets annually and considers nominations for the award that have been received and
determines whether they have a worthy candidate. The award is not limited to candidates from the