Carl A. Petri received the 2009 IEEE Computer Pioneer Award
In 2009, Carl A. Petri has received the prestigious IEEE Computer Pioneer Award.
The IEEE Computer Pioneer Award is presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to concepts and developments in electronic and computer field that have clearly advanced the state of art in computing.
The IEEE states on its webpage that Carl A. Petri received the award "for establishing Petri net theory in 1962, which not only was cited by hundreds of thousands of scientific publications but also significantly advanced the fields of parallel and distributed computing."
Ten years ago, in 1999, Carl A. Petri was Doctor Honoris Causa awarded by the University of Zaragoza.
Carl A. Petri, Doctor Honoris Causa awarded by the University of Zaragoza (1999)