May 2024


Acellent selected as a finalist for 2024 Company of the Year

Acellent Technologies was just announced as one of three finalists in the Company of the Year category for the 2024 Best of Sensors Awards.

The awards program is presented by Sensors Converge (formerly known as Sensors Expo & Conference) and Fierce Electronics; it honors the best-of-the-best in sensor technologies and the broader sensing ecosystem, including both people and companies.

Microchip Technology and Torc Robotics are the other two finalists for Company of the Year, alongside Acellent. Entrants were judged based on their value to the marketplace, the impact of the problems solved or issues addressed, and the uniqueness of their designs. Charlene Soucy, Senior Director, Technology – Sensors & Electronics, remarked that "the judges were extremely impressed with the innovative products, technologies, teams, and people submitted" for the Class of 2024. A complete list of finalists in all categories can be found on the Sensors Converge website.

The final award winners will be announced at an upcoming, in-person event on Tuesday, June 25th at Sensors Converge in Santa Clara. We hope you can join us there!

May 2024


Acellent CEO honored by Women of Influence 2024 award

Each year, the Silicon Valley Business Journal (SVBJ) honors and celebrates the 100 most influential women across the public, private, and non-profit sectors in Silicon Valley. This prestigious award is designed to spotlight extraordinary women who have demonstrated influence and impact in their respective industries and communities.

This year, Acellent's CEO, Irene J. Li, was selected as one of the honorees for the Women of Influence 2024 award. This is a well-deserved recognition. Acellent is proud of our commitment to advance women in leadership roles.

Irene will be formally recognized at the Silicon Valley Business Journal's in-person event on June 27th at the Santa Clara Marriott. A profile of her will also appear in the special Women of Influence awards edition of the Silicon Valley Business Journal published on June 28th.

April 2024


Acellent supplying SHM systems for Korean fighter jet, KF-21

After several years of close collaboration with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), Acellent is excited to announce that it has been formally contracted as the official supplier of Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems for KAI's KF-21 aircraft. The KF-21 (formerly known as KF-X) is a 4.5-generation, multirole fighter jet, being developed primarily for the South Korean and Indonesian air forces.

Acellent will be supplying complete SHM systems to KAI and their customers (including the Republic of Korea Air Force) for the initial production run of these aircraft. Our industry-leading SHM systems will be used to monitor loads and detect any damage occurring in the composite structures of the KF-21.

The first complete prototype of the KF-21 Boramae was successfully flight-tested in July of 2022. Multiple prototypes have been undergoing thousands of flight tests since then. The mass-production process began early in 2024, with 40 aircraft to be built. Deliveries are scheduled for 2025–26.

Download a copy of the press release here.

November 2023


Acellent CEO wins Woman of the Year in North America

Acellent's CEO, Irene J. Li, was announced as a Gold Globee® Winner in the category "Women of the Year in Canada or the United States" during the 16th annual 2023 Globee Awards for Women in Business.

Check out her shiny certificate!

We congratulate Irene on this great honor, as she continues to be commended all around the globe for her leadership.

She was even invited to join US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris as a guest at an exclusive VIP dinner as one of the top Asian-American tech leaders during the APEC CEO Summit 2023 in San Francisco.

October 2023


Acellent CEO wins Female Executive of the Year

Acellent's CEO, Irene J. Li, was selected as the Gold Winner in the category of Female Executive of the Year - CEO of the Year for the TITAN Women In Business Awards program, conducted by International Awards Associates, Inc. (IAA).

We hope you will join us in congratulating Irene on this great honor! Her success and leadership serves as a role model for the next generation.

As a minority-owned and woman-led business, Acellent is deeply committed to increasing the representation of both women and minority groups in the workplace, especially in the "STEM" (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields.

October 2023


Acellent CEO is finalist for World's Most Influential CEOs to Watch in 2024

The World's Leaders® Magazine has selected Acellent's CEO, Irene J. Li, as a finalist for the World's Most Influential CEOs to Watch in 2024.

September 2023


Acellent selected as Company of the Year for "Technology"

On September 18, 2023, Acellent was announced as a Gold Globee Winner® for the Company of the Year (in the "Technology" category) during the 11th annual 2023 Globee Awards.

The "Technology" category covers all technology companies in the world, spanning sectors from AI and big data to automation, security, IT, and manufacturing. We are extremely honored to receive this award in recognition of our technical achievements and leadership.

The Globee Awards are the international counterpart of the American Business Awards and Stevie Awards (where we took home a bronze award earlier this year).

September 2023


IWSHM 2023

From September 12–14, 2023, Acellent Technologies attended the International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, hosted at Stanford University.

At the workshop, our engineers presented six technical papers at special sessions highlighting our latest research and development projects. You can download a copy of the full proceedings online, including Acellent's submissions as well as those from other companies and universities who are at the cusp of innovation.

We also hosted a booth, where we showcased our latest products. We even had a collaborative booth with Airbus Defence and Space to demonstrate Acellent's distributed onboard SHM system for autonomous aircraft.

The highlight of the conference was "SHM In Action", where Acellent (along with other key players in the field) gave a live demonstration of a specific SHM solution. Acellent demonstrated our rotorcraft monitoring system, already being used by the Norwegian Armed Forces to monitor an aging fleet of helicopters. Click here to watch the 5-minute presentation online!

July 2023


Acellent recognized by the California Legislature

On July 1, 2023, Acellent was recognized by Senator Dave Cortese and the California State Senate for our leadership and contributions to Structural Health Monitoring (SHM). We were noted specifically for "making a positive impact on the lives of members of our community". View a copy of the certificate here.

Later, on July 28, 2023, Acellent was honored by Assemblymember Evan Low and the California State Assembly in recognition of our service to District 26 (representing Silicon Valley). We were noted specifically for our ongoing commitments to the community, our "mission to be on the cutting edge of innovation in Silicon Valley", and our "dedication to sustainability through [our] technology and products". View a copy of the certificate here.

We also received an award from the Chair of the California Legislative Technology and Innovation Caucus, which is a bipartisan group of California legislators working to ensure that California remains the global leader in technology and innovation. Acellent is proud to continue doing our part!

May 2023


Acellent named as finalist for Best of Sensors 2023 Award

For over two decades, the Best of Sensors Awards has honored the best innovations in sensor technologies along with the leading people and companies within the sensor ecosystem. Acellent Technologies was named as one of the finalists for the Best of Sensors 2023 Award.

The winners will be announced at the Best of Sensors Awards Ceremony on June 21, 2023, which is part of the Sensors Converge show from June 20–22, 2023, in Santa Clara, CA.

Acellent was previously named as a finalist in the Application Awards category for the Best of Sensors 2018.

May 2023


Acellent selected as Stevie Winner for Achievement in Technology Innovation

Acellent was named as a Stevie Winner in the 21st Annual American Business Awards, which is the premier business awards program in the United States, covering all organizations—public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Acellent was honored as a bronze Stevie Winner in the Achievement in Technology Innovation category for its IIoT 4.0 SHM system solution, along with other industry innovation leaders, such as Qualcomm. The Achievement in Technology Innovation category is new for the year 2023, designed to recognize the development and practical implementation of new, breakthrough technologies.

The winners were determined by the average scores of more than 240 professionals worldwide during a three-month judging process.

Acellent will be honored, along with the other winners, during an awards banquet at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.

April 2023


Acellent CEO recognized by California Governor Gavin Newsom

Our very own Irene J. Li, President and CEO of Acellent Technologies, was recognized by California Governor Gavin Newsom, on behalf of the entire state of California, for her "dedication and leadership in service for the Asian Pacific Islander American community", as well as for her "integrity and experience in management and technology".

We join Governor Newsom in acknowledging and recognizing Irene's accomplishments, service, and leadership skills, not only in the Golden State, but throughout the world.

February 2023


Acellent CEO recognized by Congresswoman Ro Khanna

On February, 22, 2023, Acellent's CEO, Irene J. Li, was presented with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition by Congressman Ro Khanna, who represents the state of California's 17th congressional district (which includes Silicon Valley) in the US House of Representatives.

Congressman Khanna specifically cited Irene's "outstanding leadership, dedicated promotion of Silicon Valley's innovation, and exemplary community service roles in a variety of organizations and universities."

View a copy of the certificate here.

We thank the Congressman for his kind words and join with him in celebrating Irene's tireless dedication to making the world a better place.

January 2023


Acellent recognized as one of the Best Structural Health Monitoring Leaders

In January 2023, The Business Concept announced the winners of their Aviation & Aerospace Awards.

Acellent was recognized as one of the Best Structural Health Monitoring Leaders in the USA.

December 2022


Acellent wins SEAL Sustainable Product Award

On December 12, 2022, SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement & Leadership) Awards, an environmental advocacy organization, announced the winners of its 2022 SEAL Business Sustainability Awards.

The SEAL Sustainable Product Award specifically "honors innovative and impactful products that are literally 'purpose-built' for a sustainable future".

Acellent was among the winners of the 2022 Sustainable Product Award, recognized for its IIoT 4.0 SHM RAPID System for Oil and Gas Pipelines.

August 2022


Acellent CEO recognized by California Attorney General

On August 29, 2022, Acellent's CEO, Irene J. Li, was recognized by Rob Bonta, the Attorney General of the state of California, for her "continued advocacy and dedication to the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities and others in California and beyond", as well as her "outstanding leadership" in the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA) and as CEO and President of Acellent Technologies.

View a copy of the certificate here.

We thank Attorney General Bonta for his recognition as well as his own dedication to minority communities across the state of California.

July 2022


Acellent wins IoT Evolution Business Impact Award

On July 12, 2022, Acellent was announced as the winner of the 2022 IoT Evolution Business Impact Award, presented by IoT Evolution World, sponsored by Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) and Crossfire Media.

According to the press release, "This award honors the IoT companies and solutions that drive innovation and progress in the IIoT, Smart City, M2M and all the sectors of the greater IoT. Winners have shown the Industry and Thought Leadership, in addition to innovative products, solutions and services that are driving the IoT into the future."

Acellent was recognized specifically for its IIoT Smart SHM System Solution.

January 2022


Acellent shortlisted for the IoT Social Impact Award

On January 6, 2022, Acellent was announced as among the shortlisted companies for the IoT Social Impact Award, presented by Quectel, floLIVE, and The IoT M2M Council (IMC).

This award recognizes "IoT projects that combine not only innovation but that also demonstrate significant social benefit", of critical importance "in a world where technology is rapidly advancing and IoT is enabling endless applications".

September 2020


AFWERX Challenge

AFWERX announced Acellent Technologies as among the top teams selected to exhibit at EngageSpace (September 29–30), the premier event for the space industry.

November 2019


IDTechEx Conference 2019

On November 20–21, 2019, Acellent attended the IDTechEx conference in Santa Clara, California.

Conference VIPs were given an up close and personal view of Acellent's 24/7 systems in action.

September 2019


Acellent Wins Big at IWSHM 2019

Acellent won the "The Most Practical SHM Solution for Civil/Mechanical Systems Award" at the 12th IWSHM, hosted at Stanford University.

October 2018


Marubeni Invests in Acellent

Japan-based sōgō shōsha Marubeni Corporation invested in Acellent, signifying their commitment to utilizing SHM systems for safer, IoT-enabled structural platforms. Applications already include heavy construction machinery, with many more to come.

June 2018


Acellent chosen as Application Awards Finalist

Acellent was chosen as an Application Awards Finalist at the Best of Sensors Expo in Newton, Massachusetts, on June 27, 2018.

The Best of Sensors Expo is the nation's leading event focused exclusively on sensors and sensor-integrated systems. Finalists for the award were chosen based on which company best highlighted the advances in both innovations and real-world applications of sensors.