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IEEE-CASE Spansion Best Conference Paper Award

About the Award

Description: An annual award to recognize the Best Conference Paper of the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE CASE) presented in current year
Established: 2007
Prize: $1,000 USD to be shared by all authors and certificates for individual authors
Funding: This award is sponsored by Spansion Inc. with a five-year commitment (2007-2011)
Eligibility: All papers presented in the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE CASE) in current year
Basis for Judging:Factors to be considered: The significance of new applications, technical merit, originality, potential impact on the field, and clarity of presentation. The Committee consists of experts in the related fields and is led by the CASE Conference Award Committee Chair.
Presentation:The awards will be announced and presented at the annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering. No award will be given if no qualified candidate is nominated.

Winners of this Award


2015- Two Recipients this Year!
Cong Zhao, Jingshan Li, Ningjian Huang
"Plant Flexibility Planning: Problem Formulation and Performance Estimation"
Qilong Huang, Qing-Shan Jia, Xiaohong Guan
"Multi-timescale Optimization between Distributed Wind Generators and Electric Vehicles in Microgrid"

2014 - Two Recipients this Year!
Yunzhe Qiu, Jie Song, Zekun Liu
"Simulation Based GA for Multi-Objective Optimization in Patient Flow Distribution"
Zhiyang Jia, Liang Zhang, Jorge Arinez, Guoxian Xiao
"Analysis and Improvement of Batch-Based Production Lines with Bernoulli Machines"

Lili Chen, Xi Zhang, Changyue Song
"A Severity Measurement System for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Discrimination Using a Single ECG Signal"

Thomas Klotz, Norman Seßler, Bernd Straube, Eva Fordran, Karsten Turek, Jens Schönherr
"On the Formal Verification of Routing in Material Handling Systems"


Felipe Augusto Souza, Vinicius Peccin, Eduardo Camponogara
"Distributed Model Predictive Control Applied to Urban Traffic Networks: Implementation, Experimentation, and Analysis"

Lindsay V. Allen, Kiah Mok, Dawn Tilbury
"Closed Loop Determinism for Non-Deterministic Environments: Verification for IEC 61499 Logic Controllers"

Peng Wang, Peter Luh, Shi-Chung Chang, Jin Sun
"Modeling and Optimization of Crowd Guidance for Building Emergency Evacuation"

Wenhui Wang, Xinyu Liu, Yu Sun
"Autonomous Zebrafish Embryo Injection Using a Microrobotic System"

Timothy Molter, Sarah McQuaide, Meng Zhang, Mark Holl, Lloyd Burgess, Mary Lidstrom, Deirdre Meldrum
"Algorithm Advancements for the Measurement of Single Cell Oxygen Consumption Rates"