2016 TI Community Awards

Announcing the 2016 TI Community Award Winners!
Building a stronger TI Community!

Today we are pleased to announce the 2016 Texas Instruments Community Members of the Year. Texas Instruments recognizes the top non-Texas Instruments community members who help contribute, participate and grow the TI Community. Recognizing and growing a stronger TI Community is a key mission of Texas Instruments. From teaching others to packed auditoriums to in-depth helpful YouTube videos, Blog posts and more, these 2016 award winners contributed and shared their TI knowledge across cutting edge and traditional worldwide channels. Congratulations to all of our winners this year and for spreading their passion!

It's our honor to recognize these outstanding individuals and their achievements, which showcase how diverse, global and active the TI Community is continuing to evolve into.


2016 TI Community Award Winner List
Individual winners listed further below.

2016 Overall TI & Wireless Community Member of the Year
YiKai Chen

2016 TI Analog Community Member of the Year
Clemens Ladisch

2016 TI Processors & MSP Community Member of the Year
Dennis Eichmann

2016 TI Processors & C2000 Community Member of the Year
Gautam Iyer

2016 TI Community Top Helpers
Jan Cumps
Michel Solecki
Martin Valencia

2016 TI Community Highlight of the Year
Gerard with 43oh

2016 Jan & Martin Project Pick of the Year
One Pixel Thermographic Camera by Lukasz

2016 TI Community Rising Stars
Robert Chen
Bruce McKenney47378



2016 Overall TI & Wireless Community Member of the Year

This marks the 2nd year in a row that has been recognized as the Overall TI Community Member of the Year. YiKai Chen was previously recognized as the 2015 TI Community Member of the Year, 2014 TI Wireless Connectivity Member of the Year and the 2013 TI Wireless Community Member of the Year.

2016 TI Community Highlights for YiKai Chen include:

  • 20 helpful blog posts for the TI Community on his Blog Sun May Sky
  • Over 12,000+ posts helping TI customers on the TI E2E Community, especially in the Wireless Connectivity forums
  • The first to 300,000+ points on the TI E2E Community in helping TI customers across 10 different forums
  • The most active helper of TI customers on the TI E2E Community for all of 2016


2016 TI Analog Community Member of the Year

This is the 2nd annual TI Community Award for . They were previously recognized as a TI Rising Star in 2014.

2016 TI Community Highlights for Clemens Ladisch include:

  • Nearly 400 Analog posts helping other TI customers in the TI E2E Community
  • The top TI Analog Community Member helping others in 2016
  • Especially active in the Logic Forum and Consumer & Computing Forum


2016 TI Processors & MSP Community Member of the Year

is another 2 time annual TI Community award winner. Previously Dennis Eichmann was recognized as the 2015 TI Processors Community Member of the Year.

2016 TI Community Highlights for Dennis Eichmann include:


2016 TI Processors & C2000 Community Member of the Year

2016 marks the 4th year in a row that has won an annual TI Community Award! Previously Gautam Iyer was recognized with the 2015 TI Processors Community Member of the Year, 2014 TI Community Member of the Year, Code Composer Studio Champion and 2013 TI Processors Community Member of the Year.

2016 TI Community Highlights for Gautam Iyer include:


2016 TI Community Top Helper

2016 is the 2nd year in a row that has won an annual TI Community Award. Jan Cumps was previously recognized as a 2015 TI Community Top Helper.

2016 TI Community Highlights for Jan Cumps include: