TC-CPS

Awards in our Technical Committee


HITC Award for Excellence (Technical Achievement)

The IEEE HITC Award for Excellence in Hyper-Intelligence (Technical Achievement) is awarded for significant and sustained contributions to the hyper-intelligent systems community through the Technical Committee on Hyper-Intelligence (HITC), coupled with an outstanding record of high quality and high impact research. The award contains a plaque.

Nominations:

A candidate may be nominated by colleagues/HITC members or may nominate him/her-self. An individual can nominate at most one candidate for this award. The candidate must be an IEEE and HITC member in good standing. Nomination must be submitted via email to the selection secretary (and CC the committee chair). The subject of the nomination email should be named as: HITC + Award Category+ Nominee, such as HITC-PhD Dissertation Award-Abbott, HITC-Early Career Award-Obama, HITC-Middle Career Award-George Washington, HITC-Achievement Award-Macron, HITC-Industrial Impact Award-Jack. A nomination application (as a single PDF file) should contain the following details:

  • Professional Employment Affiliations: List the nominees current professional affiliations and titles.

  • Citation: Give a brief citation (thirty words or less) precisely stating the most salient reason(s) why the nominee is qualified for the award.

  • Technical Contributions: Describe the nominees technical achievements in scalable computing as well as significance and impact. (Max 2-page length)

  • HITC Contribution: Describe the candidates service and specific contributions to HITC. (Max 2-page length)

  • Endorsers: Each nomination must be supported by letter from three at least endorsers. An endorser can endorse only one candidate for this award. The endorsers will be required to comment on the nominees technical contributions as well as service contributions to the HITC. The endorsement letters should be included in the nomination package.

Important Dates:

  • Nomination Deadline: September 15th, 2023

  • Results Notification: October 5th, 2023

Award Selection Committee:

  • Laurence T. Yang (Chair), St. Francis Xavier University, Canada (ltyang@ieee.org)

  • Flavia C. Delicato, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil (felipe@cos.ufrj.br)

  • Bernady O. Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan (bob@is.kyusan-u.ac.jp)

  • Anna Kobusińska, Poznan University of Technology, Poland (Anna.Kobusinska@cs.put.poznan.pl)

  • Klimis Ntalianis, University of West Attica, Greece (kntal@image.ntua.gr)

Award Selection Secretary: 

  • Xiaokang Zhou, Shiga University, Japan (zhou@biwako.shiga-u.ac.jp)

Award & Presentation Note:

Awardees will be presented a plaque and will be recognized by IEEE HITC in its website, newsletter and archives. The awards for 2023 will be presented at a selected IEEE HITC sponsored conference.


Winners (2022):

  • Raymond Choo
    The University of Texas at San Antonio
    for contributions to Secure and Reliable Hyper-Intelligent Solution and System Designs

HITC Award for Excellence (Middle Career Researcher)

The IEEE HITC Award for Excellence in Hyper-Intelligence (Middle Career Researcher) recognizes up to 3 individuals who have made distinguished, influential, and on-going yet towards long-lasting contributions in the field of hyper-intelligent systems with applications. Typically, the candidates are within 5 to 15 years of receiving their PhD degree as of January 01 of the year of the award.

Nomination:

A candidate must be nominated by members of the community. Nominations must be submitted via email to the selection secretary (and CC the committee chair). The subject of the nomination email should be named as: HITC + Award Category+ Nominee, such as HITC-PhD Dissertation Award-Abbott, HITC-Early Career Award-Obama, HITC-Middle Career Award-George Washington, HITC-Achievement Award-Macron, HITC-Industrial Impact Award-Jack. A nomination application (as a single PDF file) must consist of the following materials:

  • Name/email of person making the nomination (self-nominations are not eligible).

  • Name/email of the nominee.

  • A statement by the nominator (maximum of 500 words) as to why the nominee is highly deserving of the award both on excellence and in relation to IEEE HITC.

  • CV of the nominee.

  • Up to three support letters from persons other than the nominator-these should be collected by the nominator and included in the nomination.

Important Dates:

  • Nomination Deadline: September 15th, 2023

  • Results Notification: October 5th, 2023

Award Selection Committee:

  • Laurence T. Yang (Chair), St. Francis Xavier University, Canada (ltyang@ieee.org)

  • Flavia C. Delicato, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil (felipe@cos.ufrj.br)

  • Bernady O. Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan (bob@is.kyusan-u.ac.jp)

    Anna Kobusińska, Poznan University of Technology, Poland (Anna.Kobusinska@cs.put.poznan.pl)

  • Klimis Ntalianis, University of West Attica, Greece (kntal@image.ntua.gr)

Award Selection Secretary: 

  • Xiaokang Zhou, Shiga University, Japan (zhou@biwako.shiga-u.ac.jp)

Award & Presentation Note:

Awardees will be presented a plaque and will be recognized by IEEE HITC in its website, newsletter and archives. The awards for 2023 will be presented at a selected IEEE HITC sponsored conference.


Winners (2022):

  • Deepak Puthal
    Khalifa University, UAE
    for contributions to AI-Driven Security and Privacy-Aware Solutions for the Internet of Thing

  • Celimuge Wu
    The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
    for contributions to Intelligent Resource Allocations for Internet of Vehicles

  • Gautam Srivastava
    Brandon University, Canada
    for contributions to Hyper-Intelligent System Security, Privacy and Trust

  • Claudio Miceli de Farias
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    for contributions to Data Fusion Methods and Data Correlation for IoT networks in Hyper-Intelligent Systems

HITC Award for Excellence (Early Career Researcher)

The IEEE HITC Award for Excellence in Hyper-Intelligence (Early Career Researchers) recognizes up to 5 individuals who have made outstanding, influential, and potentially long-lasting contributions in the field of hyper-intelligent systems. Typically, the candidates are within 5 years of receiving their PhD degree as of January 01 of the year of the award.

Nominations:

A candidate may be nominated by members of the community. An individual may nominate at most one candidate for this award. Nomination must be submitted via email to the selection secretary (and CC the committee chair). The subject of the nomination email should be named as: HITC + Award Category+ Nominee, such as HITC-PhD Dissertation Award-Abbott, HITC-Early Career Award-Obama, HITC-Middle Career Award-George Washington, HITC-Achievement Award-Macron, HITC-Industrial Impact Award-Jack. A nomination application (as a single PDF file) should contain the following details:

  • Name/email of person making the nomination (self-nominations are not eligible).

  • Name/email of candidate for whom the award is recommended.

  • A statement by the nominator (maximum of 500 words) as to why the nominee is highly deserving of the award both on excellence and in relation to IEEE HITC.

  • CV of the nominee.

  • Up to three support letters from persons other than the nominator – these should be collected by the nominator and included in the nomination. Members of selection committee cannot be nominators or referees.

Important Dates:

  • Nomination Deadline: September 15th, 2023

  • Results Notification: October 5th, 2023

Award Selection Committee:

  • Laurence T. Yang (Chair), St. Francis Xavier University, Canada (ltyang@ieee.org)

  • Flavia C. Delicato, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil (felipe@cos.ufrj.br)

  • Bernady O. Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan (bob@is.kyusan-u.ac.jp)

  • Anna Kobusińska, Poznan University of Technology, Poland (Anna.Kobusinska@cs.put.poznan.pl)

  • Klimis Ntalianis, University of West Attica, Greece (kntal@image.ntua.gr)

Award Selection Secretary:

  • Xiaokang Zhou, Shiga University, Japan (zhou@biwako.shiga-u.ac.jp)

Award & Presentation Note:

Awardees will be presented a plaque and will be recognized by IEEE HITC in its website, newsletter and archives. The awards for 2023 will be presented at a selected IEEE HITC sponsored conference.


Winners (2022):

  • Wenjuan Li
    Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    for contributions to Hyper-Intelligent and Distributed System Security

  • Sahil Garg
    Ultra Communications, Canada
    for contributions on Hyper-Intelligent Cyber-Physical Systems

  • Xiaokang Zhou
    Shiga University, Japan
    for contributions to Hyper-Intelligence in Cyber-Physical-Social Systems

  • Jiawen Kang
    Guangdong University of Technology, China
    for contributions to Blockchain and AI for Resource Management in Wireless Networks

  • Wen Wu
    Peng Cheng Laboratory, China
    for contributions on AI-driven Wireless Networks

  • Huazhong Liu
    Hainan University, China
    for contributions on Tensor-based Cyber-Physical-Social Big Data Intelligence and Efficient Computations

HITC Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award

The IEEE HITC Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award is an annual award to recognize candidates that have recently received a PhD degree for no more than 2 years and have written an outstanding PhD dissertation in the field of the hyper-intelligent systems with applications. This award is established to encourage doctoral research that combines theory and practice or makes in-depth technical contributions, having the potential to contribute to the IEEE HITC.

Nomination Rules:

  • A candidate may be nominated by members of the community.

  • Self-nominations are not eligible.

  • An individual may nominate at most one candidate for this award.

  • Name/email of person making the nomination; self-nominations are not eligible.

  • Name/email of candidate for whom the award is recommended.

  • A statement by the nominator (maximum of 500 words) as to why the nominee is highly deserving of the award and a brief summary of the service contributions.

  • CV of the nominee.

  • Up to three support letters from persons other than the nominator; these should be collected by the nominator and included in the nomination.

Nominations:

Nominations must be submitted via email to the selection secretary (and CC the committee chair). The subject of the nomination email should be named as: HITC + Award Category+ Nominee, such as HITC-PhD Dissertation Award-Abbott, HITC-Early Career Award-Obama, HITC-Middle Career Award-George Washington, HITC-Achievement Award-Macron, HITC-Industrial Impact Award-Jack. The subject of the nomination email is: HITC + award category of nomination + name of applicant. A nomination application (as a single PDF file) must consist of the following materials:

  • A doctoral dissertation written by the applicant in any language, no more than 2 years prior to the submission deadline.

  • A summary of the dissertation in English of up to 2 pages in length written by the PhD candidate, highlighting the significance of the problem, the technical approach taken, and the application context and potential.

  • Sample published paper(s) in English based on the dissertation written primarily by the PhD candidate in scientific journals, especially IEEE Transactions/Journals.

  • Listing of all publications by the applicant in the related field.

  • A letter of recommendation from the applicant’s dissertation advisor that assesses the significance of the research, attests to the originality of the work, and comments on the engagement of the applicant in the HITC field.

Important Dates:

  • Nomination Deadline: September 15th, 2023

  • Results Notification: October 5th, 2023

Award Selection Committee:

  • Laurence T. Yang (Chair), St. Francis Xavier University, Canada (ltyang@ieee.org)

  • Flavia C. Delicato, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil (felipe@cos.ufrj.br)

  • Bernady O. Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan (bob@is.kyusan-u.ac.jp)

  • Anna Kobusińska, Poznan University of Technology, Poland (Anna.Kobusinska@cs.put.poznan.pl)

  • Klimis Ntalianis, University of West Attica, Greece (kntal@image.ntua.gr)

Award Selection Secretary: 

  • Xiaokang Zhou, Shiga University, Japan (zhou@biwako.shiga-u.ac.jp)

Award & Presentation Note:

Awardees will be presented a plaque and will be recognized by IEEE HITC in its website, newsletter and archives. The awards for 2023 will be presented at a selected IEEE HITC sponsored conference.


Winners (2022):

  • Ao Guo
    Nagoya University, Japan
    for contribution on Personal Character Model in Hyper-Intelligent Humans

  • Shenghao Liu
    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
    for contribution on Recommendation Algorithm in Hyper-Intelligent Systems

  • Yinxue Yi
    Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
    for contribution on Information Diffusion in Social-Physical Networks

  • Xuyang Jing
    Xidian University, China
    for contribution on Network Measurement and Network Security Analysis

HITC Award for Excellence (Industrial Impact Award)

The HITC Award for Excellence in Hyper-Intelligence (Industrial Impact Award) recognizes up to 3 individuals or small companies who have made distinguished, influential, and on-going yet towards long-lasting contributions in the field of hyper-intelligent systems with applications.

Nominations:

A candidate must be nominated by members of the community. Nominations must be submitted via email to the selection secretary (and CC the Committee chair). The subject of the nomination email should be named as: HITC + award category+ nominee, for example, HITC-PhD Dissertation Award- Abbott, HITC-Early Career Award-Obama, HITC-Middle Career Award-George Washington, HITC-Achievement Award-Macron, HITC-Industrial Impact Award-Jack. A nomination application (as a single PDF file) must consist of the following materials:

  • Name/email of person making the nomination (self-nominations are not eligible).

  • Name/email of the nominee.

  • A statement by the nominator (maximum of 500 words) as to why the nominee is highly deserving of the award both on excellence and in relation to IEEE HITC.

  • CV of the nominee or supporting materials of the company showing the current impact/potential impact of the innovation (max 20-page length).

  • Up to three support letters from persons other than the nominator-these should be collected by the nominator and included in the nomination.

Important Dates:

  • Nomination Deadline: September 15th, 2023

  • Results Notification: October 5th, 2023

Award Selection Committee:

  • Laurence T. Yang (Chair), St. Francis Xavier University, Canada (ltyang@ieee.org)

  • Flavia C. Delicato, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil (felipe@cos.ufrj.br)

  • Bernady O. Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan (bob@is.kyusan-u.ac.jp)

  • Anna Kobusińska, Poznan University of Technology, Poland (Anna.Kobusinska@cs.put.poznan.pl)

  • Klimis Ntalianis, University of West Attica, Greece (kntal@image.ntua.gr)

Award Selection Secretary: 

  • Xiaokang Zhou, Shiga University, Japan (zhou@biwako.shiga-u.ac.jp)

Award & Presentation Note:

Awardees will be presented a plaque and will be recognized by IEEE HITC in its website, newsletter and archives. The awards for 2023 will be presented at a selected IEEE HITC sponsored conference.


Winners (2022):

  • Pontosense Inc.
    for contributions on Wireless Intelligent Sensing Systems for Human Safety in Automobiles

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