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I&M Society Awards Call for Nominations

The IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society (IMS) is soliciting nominations for its society and other awards. To view the full detailed listing of each award please visit our Awards page on the IMS website: http://ieee-ims.org/awards. 

Nominations are due on varying dates, so please carefully refer to each specific award listing. Nominators should utilize the forms associated with each award description found on the website.

For more information, please contact the Society Awards Chair, Reza Zoughi: zoughi@mst.edu.


Award Nominations due by 1 August 2018

J. Barry Oakes Award
Prize: $3,000 USD which may be used to attend a technical workshop or I2MTC or AUTOTESTCON; Registration at I2MTC or AUTOTESTCON for year in which lecture is presented; Plaque designating the individual as the recipient of the IEEE J. Barry Oakes Advancement Award.

Eligibility: 35 years of age or younger at the time of the nomination. Other qualifications of the nominee include one or more of the following: Nominee actively engaged in engineering work in the field of I&M; Nominee may hold a position in academia, government, or industry.

Qualifications include one or more of the following: Demonstrated contributions to I&M science and engineering; potential leadership/project management skills; potential to serve as role model for other engineers. Nominees must exhibit actions that reflect positively on and enhance the reputation of the IMS.

The IEEE J. Barry Oakes Advancement Award will be used to provide a question and answer lecture during the annual I2MTC or AUTOTESTCON. Exceptionally, and upon motivated request by the recipient, the presentation will be given to another event fully sponsored by the IEEE IMS.

Outstanding Young Engineer Award
Prize: The Award consists of $2,000 and a plaque. Also, up to $1,000 will be paid to the recipient for transportation to the place of the presentation.

Eligibility: The I&M Outstanding Young Engineer Award recognizes an outstanding young IMS member who has distinguished him/herself through achievements, which are technical, of exemplary service to the IMS, or a combination of both early in his/her career. The nominee must not have reached their 39th birthday and must be an IMS member at the time of nomination.

Distinguished Service Award
Prize: The Award consists of $2,000 and a plaque. Also, up to $1,000 will be paid to the recipient for transportation to the place of the presentation.

Eligibility: The IMS Distinguished Service Award is presented each year to an individual who has given outstanding service to the IMS and to the I&M profession. All nominees must be, or have been, members of the IMS. Secondary considerations are service to the IEEE, IRE or AIEE, service to the engineering profession in general, technical accomplishments and outstanding technical leadership.

Technical Award
Prize: The Award consists of $2,000 and a certificate. Also, up to $1,000 will be paid to the recipient for transportation to the place of the presentation.

Eligibility: Any person with demonstrative and substantive achievement in the field of I&M may be nominated for the IMS Award. Membership in the IEEE is NOT a prerequisite.

The IMS Society Technical Award is given to an individual or group of individuals for outstanding contribution or leadership in advancing instrumentation design or measurement techniques. 

Career Excellence Award
Prize: The prize is $5,000 and a plaque. In addition, the recipient may be reimbursed for travel expenses, not exceeding $1,000, to attend the ceremony during which the award is presented.

Eligibility: A lifetime career in the field of instrumentation and measurement.

The I&M Career Excellence Award is awarded to recognize a lifetime career of meritorious achievement and outstanding technical contribution by an individual in the field of instrumentation and measurement.

Outstanding Chapter Award
Prize: $1,000 USD and a certificate.

Pre-requisite: a minimum of two L31 forms have to be submitted to the IEEE database for the application year and the previous one. This award will be given to the best chapter in a given calendar year based on activity. 

Award Nominations due by 1 October 2018

Best Application in Instrumentation & Measurement
Prize: $500 USD and a certificate.

Candidate must be a Member (or higher-grade Member) or a Student Member of the IEEE and of the IMS at the time of accepting the Award. 

The purpose of the award is to recognize an individual whose idea applies measurement concepts or instrumentation technology in a novel way to benefit society. The application must be a working solution to an engineering need or problem.


Award Nominations due by 31 December 2018

Outstanding Technical Committee Award
Prize: $1,500 USD to the TC and a certificate.

All active technical committees of the IMS are eligible for this award.

This award is given annually to the best technical committee of the IMS: one that best participates in I&M activities in an innovative way and delivers impact for the society.

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