2020 IEEE Sensors Council Award Recipients

We are pleased to congratulate the following recipients of the 2020 IEEE Sensors Council Awards. These awards will be given during our flagship conference, IEEE SENSORS 2020 in October.

IEEE Sensors Council Meritorious Service Award
Srinivas Tadigadapa
Srinivas Tadigadapa
Editor-in-Chief IEEE Sensors Letters; Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
“For Founding Editorship of IEEE Sensors Letters Journal.”

IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award in the field of Sensors – Early Career
Sheng Xu
Sheng Xu
University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
“For considerable accomplishments and leadership in the development and deployment of innovative soft wearable sensors for health monitoring.”

IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award in the field of Sensors – Advanced Career
Eui-Hyeok Yang
Eui-Hyeok Yang
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
“For outstanding contributions and leadership in the field of nanotechnology-based sensors, for his high-impact research, and for his commitment to shaping the scientists, engineers and educators of tomorrow.”

IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award in the field of Sensor Systems or Networks – Early Career
Domenico Ciuonzo
Domenico Ciuonzo
University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
“For contributions to energy-efficient sensor networks.”

IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award in the field of Sensor Systems or Networks – Advanced Career
Laurence Yang
Laurence Yang
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Canada
“For contributions to system design and data analytics for human-centric smart sensor systems.”

IEEE Sensors Council Young Professionals Award
Hamida Hallil
Hamida Hallil
Bordeaux University, Bordeaux, France
“For exemplary service to IEEE Young Professionals and Women in Science and Engineering, particularly within the sensors community.”

IEEE Sensors Journal Best Paper Award

For the paper, “Low-Cost Diaper Wetness Detection Using Hydrogel-Based RFID Tags

Pankhuri Sen
Pankhuri Sen
Sai Nithin R
Sai Nithin R. Kantareddy
Rahul Bhattacharyya
Rahul Bhattacharyya

Sanjay Emani Sarma
Joshua E. Siegel
Joshua E. Siegel

IEEE Sensors Journal Best Paper Runner-Up Award

For the paper, “An Ultra-Low Power PPG and mm-Resolution ToF PPD-Based CMOS Chip Towards All-in-One Photonic Sensors

Assim Boukhayma
Assim Boukhayma
Antonino Caizzone
Antonino Caizzone
Christian Enz
Christian Enz

IEEE Sensors Journal Best Paper Runner-Up Award

For the paper, “Hand-Gesture Recognition Using Two-Antenna Doppler Radar with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks

Sruthy Skaria
Sruthy Skaria
Akram Al-Hourani
Akram Al-Hourani
Margaret Lech
Margaret Lech
Robin J. Evans
Robin J. Evans

IEEE Sensors Letters Best Paper Award

For the paper, “Real-Time Human Motion Behavior Detection via CNN Using mmWave Radar

Renyuan Zhang
Renyuan Zhang
Siyang Cao
Siyang Cao

Internet of Things Journal Outstanding Service Award
Chonggang Wang
Chonggang Wang
InterDigital Communications, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
“For long-lasting contributions to the establishment and growth of the IEEE Internet of Things Journal.”

Internet of Things Journal Best Paper Award

To be announced


2019 IEEE Sensors Council Outstanding Chapter Award

IEEE Sensors Council France Section Chapter


Sensors Journal Best Performing Associate Editor

To be announced


Sensors Journal Best Performing Topical Editor

To be announced