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    Dr. Vladimir Kosma Zworykin, Awards, Diplomas, Certificates and Honors:

  1. Certificate of Membership, The American Institute of Electrical Engineers, New York, August 8, 1922
  2. Diploma, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, June 9, 1926
  3. The Morris Liebmann Memorial Prize for the year 1934 The Institute of Radio Engineers, New York, January 1, 1934
  4. Resident Member of The Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania, for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 16, 1935
  5. Diploma, Doctor of Science, honoris causa, The Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, New York, June 15, 1938
  6. Republique Francaise, Ministere de l'Education Nationale, May 30, 1939
  7. Modern Pioneer Award, The National Association of Manufacturers, 1940
  8. Fellow, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts, May 6, 1941
  9. Charter Member, Electron Microscope Society of America, 1942
  10. Diploma of Membership, National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, April 27, 1943
  11. Certificate, The War Department, Washington, D.C., December 21, 1945
  12. Certificate of Merit, The United States of America, Washington, D.C., March 1, 1948
  13. Certificate of Commendation, United States Navy, February 1, 1947
  14. Certificate of Honor (25 years service), RCA Laboratories Princeton, New Jersey, November 16, 1946
  15. The Howard N. Potts Medal, The Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania, for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 16, 1947
  16. Certificate of Membership, The American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 24, 1948
  17. Republique Francaise, Ordre National de la Legion D'Honneur July 19, 1948
  18. Gold Medal of Achievement, Poor Richard Club of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 17, 1949
  19. The Lamme Medal, The American Institute of Electrical Engineers, February 4, 1949
  20. Certificate of Membership, Eta Kappa Nu Association, New York, January 30, 1950
  21. Honorary Member, Society of Motion Picture Engineers New York, New York, October 16, 1950
  22. The Medal of Honor for the year 1951, The Institute of Radio Engineers, New York, New York, January 1, 1951
  23. Honorary Member, Camden County Chamber of Commerce, State of New Jersey, April 9, 1951
  24. Member of the Hall of Fame of Popular Mechanics Magazine on the occasion of the magazine's Golden Anniversary, January, 1952
  25. Les Chevaliers de la Croix de Lorraine et Compagnons de la Resistance, August 5, 1952
  26. The Edison Medal, The American Institute of Electrical Engineers, November 14, 1952
  27. Radio Pioneers Award for Distinguished Service to Radio Pioneers, 1953
  28. Diplome De Merite et de Membre Du Comite D'Honneur Union Francaise Des Inventeurs, Paris, France, April 30, 1954
  29. Honorary Vice-President, Board of Directors, Radio Corporation of America, August 6, 1954
  30. Presentation upon formal retirement, RCA Laboratories, Princeton, New Jersey, September 18, 1954
  31. Society of Television Engineers (Japanese), May 11, 1955
  32. The Institute of Electronic Communication Engineers (Japanese), May 11, 1955
  33. Certificate of Membership, Tau Beta Pi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 27, 1956
  34. "Founder President" The International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE), 1958 The Vladimir K. Zworykin Award is given to a Biomedical Engineer for outstanding research contributions in the field of medical and biological engineering
  35. Medaille Gustave Trasenster, Association des Ingenieurs, Sortis de l'Ecole de Liege, March 15, 1959
  36. Honorary Member, British Institution of Radio Engineers, Convention at the University of Cambridge, July 2, 1959
  37. Il Presidente Della Republica, October 10, 1959
  38. Citation, Broadcast Pioneers, 1960
  39. Honorary Title of "Champion", The Milan Fair and the International Fair for Motion Pictures, including Television and Documentary Film, 1962
  40. Pan American Medical Association, 1963
  41. The Albert Sauveur Achievement Award, The American Society for Metals, October 22, 1963
  42. Annual Founder's Medal, National Academy of Engineering, 1964
  43. Faraday Medal, The Institution of Electrical Engineers, Westminster, April 29, 1965
  44. Certificate of Membership, National Academy of Engineering of the United States of America, October 6, 1965
  45. Chicago Electronics Industry, June 30, 1966
  46. The Electronics-Electrical-Plastics Division of the Combined Jewish Appeal of Metropolitan Chicago, June 30, 1966
  47. The National Medal of Science Awarded by the President of the United States of America, 1966
  48. The Golden Plate, American Academy of Achievement, Dallas, Texas, June 17, 1967
  49. Third Annual Founders' Medal, National Academy of Engineering, Washington, D.C., April 24, 1968