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Awards

Call for Nominations for Sensors Council Awards
Deadline: Annually on May 15

In addition to awards made by the Technical Program Committee of the IEEE SENSORS Conference Series for Best Poster and Best Student Papers, the IEEE Sensors Council sponsors five annual awards:

IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award – 4 Awards:
An Early Career and an Advanced Career Award in the field of Sensors; and an Early Career and an Advanced Career Award in the field of Sensor Systems or Networks.
IEEE Sensors Council Meritorious Service Award
IEEE Sensors Journal Best Paper Award
IEEE Sensors Journal Best Paper Runner Up Award
IEEE Sensors Council Early Career (Young Professionals) Award

The IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award (4 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 originally of contributions. The winner of this Award is presented with a plaque and $2,000 check. Please send nominations to: Mike Wicks, Chair for the field of Sensors Systems or Networks, mwicks1[at]udayton.edu; or Andrei Shkel, Chair for the field of Sensors, andrei.shkel[at]uci.edu.

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: Darrin Young, Chair, at darrin.young[at]utah.edu.

The IEEE Sensors Journal Best Paper and Runner Up Award recognize the best paper published in theIEEE Sensors Journal. It is based on general quality, originality, contributions, subject matter and timeliness. The winners of this 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: Elfed Lewis, Chair, at Elfed.Lewis[at]ul.ie.

The IEEE Sensors Council Early Career (Young Professionals) Award is given annually to promote, recognize and support contributions from young professional members within the fields of interest of the IEEE Sensors Council. Young Professionals is a membership program within IEEE; its goal being to ease the transition of young graduates from college to professional life. 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. Please send nominations to: Sinead O’Keeffe, sinead.okeeffe[at]ul.ie.

Sensors Council Award Procedures

The annual awards are presented at the Banquet of the  IEEE SENSORS Conference (held typically in October or November each year).

Nomination form for Technical Achievement

Nomination form for Meritorious Service Award

Nomination form for Sensors Journal Best Paper Award

Nomination form for Early Career (Young Professionals) Award

Previous Years’ Awards

IEEE Medals, Awards and Recognitions