Jing Li Receives 2023 IEEE Benjamin Franklin Key Award

Jing Li
Jing (Jane) Li

Jing (Jane) Li, Eduardo D. Glandt Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor in the Departments of Electrical and Systems Engineering and Computer and Information Science in Penn Engineering, has received the 2023 Benjamin Franklin Key Award from the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), Philadelphia Section.

The Benjamin Franklin Key Award is given annually to an engineer in the Philadelphia section of the IEEE for outstanding technical innovation and technological contributions that have had significant practical applications. The award emphasizes technical innovation, such as a system (design and application), a significant improvement to a system, or patents of clear practical values. Emphasis for the award winners is put on tangible technical and technological achievements that demonstrate intellectual, industrial, economical or human benefits.

Li received this award “for her foundational contributions to innovative memory and memory-driven computing” at the IEEE Annual Awards Gala celebrating IEEE 60 years’ excellence on April 22, 2023.