Prof. Algirdas Antanas Avižienis, Ph.D., D.H.C.
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Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas Award in 1998State and Academic Awards

For his pioneering efforts in the field of fault-tolerant computing, Dr. Avizienis has received numerous honors and awards, among them the Eckert-Mauchly Award 2012, the Honor Roll of the IEEE Computer Society in 1968; the NASA Apollo Achievement Award in 1969; the NASA Exceptional Service Medal in 1980 "in recognition of outstanding achievements and widely recognized leadership in the field of fault-tolerant computing".

In recognition of his scientific accomplishments, Dr. Avizienis was awarded the honorary degree "Docteur Honoris Causa" by the Institut National Polytechnique of Toulouse, France in November, 1985.

He was advanced to the rank of Faculty of Highest Distinction at UCLA in 1986, and elected to membership in the Lithuanian Academy of Science in 1990. In 1991 Dr. Avizienis received the Distinguished Alumnus Award of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

The General Assembly of IFIP presented its Silver Core award to Dr. Avizienis in 1986.

The Senate of Vytautas Magnus University awarded him the title of Professor Honoris Causa in 1994.

In recognition of Dr. Avizienis merits to Lithuania he was honoured with the Cross of Commander of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas in 1998.

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