Nominations are due May 15, 2024.

Presentations. These annual awards are presented at the IEEE SENSORS Conference — held typically in late October or early November each year. Selected award winners may be announced on the IEEE Sensors Council website, newsletter, and Council social media — FacebookTwitter and/or LinkedIn.

Sensors Council Award Procedures. The detailed procedures are available in the official Sensors Council Award Procedures

In case of discrepancy, the award rules listed in the IEEE TAB awards manual will prevail.

2020 IEEE Sensors Council Award Recipients

We are pleased to congratulate the following recipients of the 2020 IEEE Sensors Council Awards. These awards are presented during our flagship conference, IEEE SENSORS 2020.

IEEE Sensors Council Lifetime Contribution Award

IEEE Sensors Council Meritorious Service Award

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

Technical Achievement Award in Sensor Systems or Networks – Early Career

Domenico Ciuonzo
University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
“For contributions to energy-efficient sensor networks.”

Technical Achievement Award in Sensor Systems or Networks – Advanced Career

Laurence Yang
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Canada
“For contributions to system design and data analytics for human-centric smart sensor systems.”

Technical Achievement Award in Sensors – Early Career

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.”

Technical Achievement Award in Sensors – Advanced Career

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 Internet of Things Journal Outstanding Service Award

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

2019 IEEE Sensors Council Outstanding Chapter Award

IEEE Sensors Council France Section Chapter

IEEE Sensors Council Young Professional Award

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
Sai Nithin R. Kantareddy
Rahul Bhattacharyya
Sanjay Emani Sarma
Joshua E. Siegel

IEEE Sensors Journal Best Paper Award Runner-Up

For the paper : "An Ultra-Low Power PPG and mm-Resolution ToF PPD-Based CMOS Chip Towards All-in-One Photonic Sensors"
Assim Boukhayma
Antonino Caizzone
Christian Enz

IEEE Internet of Things Journal Best Paper Award

For the paper : "WiSpeed: A Statistical Electromagnetic Approach for Device-Free Indoor Speed Estimation"
Feng Zhang
Chen Chen
Beibei Wang
K. J. Ray Liu

IEEE Internet of Things Journal Best Paper Award Runner-Up

For the paper : "FogFlow: Easy Programming of IoT Services Over Cloud and Edges for Smart Cities"
Bin Cheng
Gürkan Solmaz
Flavio Cirillo
Ernö Kovacs
Kazuyuki Terasawa
Atsushi Kitazawa

IEEE Sensors Letters Best Paper Award

For the paper : "Real-Time Human Motion Behavior Detection via CNN Using mmWave Radar"
Renyuan Zhang
Siyang Cao

IEEE Sensors Journal Best Performing Associate Editor

Prosanta Gope
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

IEEE Sensors Journal Best Performing Topical Editor

Paul C.-P Chao
Distinguished Professor, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Sensors Council Volunteers who are IEEE Fellows

Omer Inan
"For contributions to wearable systems for health sensing"
Michael McShane
"For contributions to biomaterials-based optical biosensors"
Beibei Wang
"For contributions to wireless sensing and cognitive Communications"
Paul C.-P. Chao
"For contributions to optical bio-imaging and sensing technologies"
Radislav Potyrailo
"For contributions to sensor technologies for gas differentiation, interference rejection, and drift elimination"
Richard Syms
"For contributions to mass spectrometers based on microelectromechanical system technology"
Stephen Beeby
"For contributions to energy harvesting and its application in etextiles"
David Horsley
"For development of micro-electromechanical systems for ultrasonic transduction"
Sudip Misra
"For contributions to intelligent sensing in constrained IoT environments"
Euisik Yoon
"For contributions to bio-microelectromechanical systems (BioMEMS) technologies for opto-electrical neural interfaces and microfluidic biochips"
Bernhard Jakoby
"For contributions to fluidic sensors"
Roya Maboudian
"For contributions to surface coatings and structural materials for microelectromechanical systems"
Ashwin Seshia
"For contributions to resonant-based inertial and mode-localized sensors"
Thomas Thundat
"For contributions to multi-modal microelectromechanical systems for chemical and biological sensors"
Kukjin Chun
"For leadership in microelectromechanical systems technology development."
Ravinder Dahiya
"For contributions to tactile sensing."
Deepak Uttamchandani
"For contributions to photonics-based sensing."
Julian Gardner
"For contributions to electronic noses and gas sensors."
Hulya Kirkici
"For contributions to high frequency, high field dielectric breakdown and electrical insulation for space and aerospace power systems."
Sandro Carrara
"For contributions to design of nanoscale biological CMOS sensors."
Paddy French
"For contributions to micro-electromechanical devices and systems​."
Weileun Fang
"For contributions to measurement methods and process technologies for micro-electro-mechanical systems."
Andrei Shkel
"For contributions to micromachined gyroscopes"
Srinivas Tadigadapa
"For contributions to microeletromechanical systems for fluidic and biochemical sensors."
Thilo Sauter
"For contributions to synchronization and security in automation networks"
Zeynep Celik-Butler
"For contributions to the understanding of noise and fluctuation phenomena in solid-state devices."
Yogesh Gianchandani
"For contributions to silicon-based microactuators and on-chip microplasmas."
Veena Misra
"For contributions to metal electrodes and high-K dielectrics for CMOS applications."
Subhas Mukhopadhyay
"For development of low-cost smart sensors and sensing systems."
Gianluca Lazzi
"For contributions to bioelectromagnetics and implantable devices."
Lina​ ​Sarro
"For contributions to micromachined sensors, actuators, and microsystems."
Okyay Kaynak
"For contributions to variable structure systems theory and its applications in mechatronics."
Franco Maloberti
"For contributions to design methodologies for analog integrated circuits and outstanding leadership in microelectronics education and research."
Mona Zaghloul
"For leadership in education and research in integrated circuit design and their application to neural networks."
Vladimir Lumelski
"For contributions to the field of robotics and automation, particularly for developing the theory of sensor-based motion planning in an uncertain environment."
Robert Bannon
"For leadership in ocean engineering and the practical application of sensor technologies."
Donald Malocha
"For contributions to the development of computer-aided design for surface acoustic wave (SAW) transducers and filters."
Michael Shur
"For contributions to the development of high-speed devices and integrated circuits."
John R. Vig
"For contributions to the technology of quartz crystals for precision frequency control and timing."
H Troy Nagle
"For contributions to industrial electronics, data acquisition, and control instrumentation."