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.

2021 IEEE Sensors Council Award Recipients

We are pleased to congratulate the following recipients of the 2021 IEEE Sensors Council Awards. The Council is especially proud to honor their outstanding accomplishments and look forward to their continued involvement with the Council. These awards are presented during our flagship conference, IEEE SENSORS 2021.

IEEE Sensors Council Lifetime Contribution Award

Troy Nagle
"For extraordinary impactful contributions to the Council for over a decade while serving in multiple elected leadership roles"
Vladimir Lumelsky
"For extraordinary impactful contributions to the Council for over a decade while serving in multiple elected leadership roles"

Technical Achievement Award in Sensor Systems or Networks – Early Career

Katarzyna Wac
"For contributions to the algorithms enabling improvement of human behavior, well-being, health, disease self-management, and quality of life in the long term"

Technical Achievement Award in Sensor Systems or Networks – Advanced Career

Asad Madni
"For seminal contributions to the development and commercialization of electronic sensors, systems and instrumentation for aerospace and automotive safety"

Technical Achievement Award in Sensors – Early Career

Muhammad Akram Karimi
"For commercializing innovative Dual mutually orthogonal resonator (DMOR) based microwave sensors for the oil and gas industry"

Technical Achievement Award in Sensors – Advanced Career

Joseph Wang
"For seminal contributions to the fields of wearable sensors and electrochemical biosensors and impacts on the training and professional development of students and postdoctoral sensor researchers from around the globe"

IEEE Internet of Things Journal Outstanding Service Award

Xuemin (Sherman) Shen
"For the contributions to the growth of the IEEE Internet of Things Journal"

2020 IEEE Sensors Council Outstanding Chapter Award

New South Wales (NSW) Section Chapter
“For an active, vibrant, and engaged Chapter”

IEEE Sensors Journal Best Paper Award

For the paper : "Design, Development and Characterization of Textile Stitch-Based Piezoresistive Sensors for Wearable Monitoring"
Nauman Ali Choudhry
Abher Rasheed
Sheraz Ahmad
Lyndon Arnold
Lijing Wang

IEEE Sensors Journal Best Paper Award Runner-Up

For the paper : "A Wearable, Multimodal Sensing System to Monitor Knee Joint Health"
Caitlin N. Teague
J. Alex Heller
Brandi N. Nevius
Andrew M. Carek
Samer Mabrouk
Florencia Garcia-Vicente
Omer T. Inan
Mozziyar Etemadi

IEEE Sensors Letters Best Paper Award

For the paper : "Janus: A Combined Radar and Vibration Sensor for Beehive Monitoring"
Herbert M. Aumann
Margery K. Aumann
Nuri W. Emanetoglu

IEEE Sensors Journal Best Topical Editor

Cheng-Ta Chiang

IEEE Sensors Journal Best Associate Editor

Carlos Marques

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."