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RAS E-News January 2011

Volume 1, Number 1

 

IEEE-RAS CHAPTER OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS The Deadline for nominations for the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Chapter of the Year Awards is March 1, 2011. Nomination instructions are on the RAS website at This award includes a certificate and a $1000 US grant. See http://www.ieee-ras.org/awards/awardshow/id/1 for a detailed description and to download an application form. Send completed application forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The award will be presented at the ICRA 2011 Awards Ceremony in Shanghai. OTHER IEEE & RAS SOCIETY AWARD NOMINATION DEADLINES March 1 is also the deadline for nominations for IEEE Fellow (submitted to the IEEE) and most other RAS Society Awards (Pioneer, Early Career (Academic and Industry/Government), Distinguished Service, Saridis Leadership Award in Robotics and Automation, and the IEEE Robotics and Automation Award for Product Innovation. February 18 is the deadline for the IEEE-RAS/IFR Invention & Entrepreneurship Award in Robotics and Automation. See http://www.ieee-ras.org/awards/awardshow/id/1 for a detailed description and to download application forms Send completed application forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. unless otherwise specified in the instructions on the awards website. The award will be presented at the ICRA 2011 Awards Ceremony in Shanghai. IEEE-RAS CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT GRANTS--DEADLINE IS MAY 1 Chapters are also encouraged to apply for IEEE-RAS Chapter Development Grants. These grants, which may be up to $2000 US, may be used for chapter development activities,minisymposia, professional development, educational activities or outreach. The Society has budgeted $20,000 US per year for these grants, which are awarded on a competitive basis. Applications will be reviewed by the Member Activities Board at their meeting in Shanghai during ICRA 2011. All applicants must submit their applications using the form on the RAS website at http://www.ieee-ras.org/member/chapters and must include a budget. The deadline for Chapter Development Grants is May 1. This deadline will NOT be extended, so please do not procrastinate. Chapter chairs or their representatives who attend ICRA2011 are cordially invited to attend the Member Activities Board Meeting,which is tentatively scheduled for Friday, May 13, 10:00-12. See http://www.ieee-ras.org/calendar/meetinglist for details. --------------- This email is being sent to the chapter chairs on record with the IEEE. If you have recently elected a new chapter chair, please report the change to the IEEE Member and Geographical Activities Department (MGA) using the Officer Change form at http://www.ieee.org/societies_communities http://ewh.ieee.org/enotice/img-process.php