The IEEE Sensors Council offers the following awards to acknowledge the achievements of leaders in the sensors professional community:
The IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award (four Awards given) honors a person with outstanding technical contributions within the scope of the IEEE Sensors Council, as documented by publications and patents. It is based on the general quality and originality of contributions. The winner of this Award is presented with a plaque and $2,000 check. Awards are available in two fields: Sensors and Sensor Systems or Networks; within each field, an Early Career and an Advanced Career award will be given. Early Career awards are for individuals within 15 years of receiving the first degree. Advanced Career awards are for individuals beyond 15 years of the first degree. The same application form should be used for both Early Career and Advanced Career awards and applications should be directed to the respective field award committee chairs:
2019 Committee Chairs:
The IEEE Sensors Council Meritorious Service Award honors a person with outstanding long-term service to the IEEE Sensors Council. It is based on dedication, effort, and contributions. The winner of this Award is presented with a plaque and $2,000 check. Please send nominations to the meritorious service award committee chair.
2019 Committee Chair:
- Zeynep Celik-Butler, zbutler[at]uta.edu.
The IEEE Sensors Journal Best Paper and Runner Up Award recognizes the best paper(s) published in the IEEE Sensors Journal during the past calendar year preceding the award. It is based on general quality, originality, contributions, subject matter and timeliness. The winners of the Award are presented with a certificate and $2,000 split equally among the authors. The Runner Up winners receive a certificate. Please send nominations to the best paper award committee chair.
2019 Committee Chair:
- Krikor B. Ozanyan, k.ozanyan[at]manchester.ac.uk
The IEEE Sensors Council Young Professionals Service Award is given annually to promote, recognize and support contributions from young professional members within the fields of interest of the IEEE Sensors Council. This award recognizes leadership in service, education, innovation, entrepreneurship or in furthering the goals of the IEEE Young Professionals program in the fields of interest of the Council. Eligible candidates must be IEEE Young Professionals at the time of the nomination deadline. The winner of this Sensors Council Award is presented with a plaque and $1,000 check and up to $1,000 for expenses to travel to the conference.
2019 Committee Chair:
- Alper Bozkurt, aybozkur[at]ncsu.edu
The IEEE Sensors Council Lifetime Contribution Award recognizes extraordinary contributions to the Council, in duration and magnitude of impact. Eligible candidates must have contributed to Council activities over a period of more than ten years and must have served in multiple elected leadership roles within the Council. Recipients will receive a plaque and will be designated as “IEEE Sensors Council Life AdCom Members”. Recipients of this award will be invited to attend all meetings of the IEEE Sensors Council AdCom and are also eligible to receive the following:
- up to $2500 in travel allowances to attend the IEEE SENSORS conference where the award will be presented
- meals and lodging associated with attendance at IEEE Sensors Council AdCom meetings (airfare or other transportation costs will not be covered)
- complimentary registration for all IEEE SENSORS conferences
- H. Troy Nagle, nagle[at]ncsu.edu
ANNUAL NOMINATION DEADLINE: May 15th
Selected award winners may be announced on the IEEE Sensors Council website, newsletter, and Council social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and/or LinkedIn)
Sensors Council Award Procedures:
The detailed procedures are available in the official Sensors Council Award Procedures
The IEEE Sensors Council Publications Committee and the Journal’s Editor-in-Chief offer Best Performing Associate Editor and Best Performing Topical Editor awards to members of the Journal Editorial Board. These awards nominations are automatically generated from performance metrics established by the Publications Committee.
The Technical Program Committee of our annual conference offers both Best Poster and Best Student Paper awards. The eligibility and procedures for those awards can be found on the IEEE SENSORS Conference websites.
These annual awards are presented at the IEEE SENSORS Conference (held typically in late October or early November each year).