RAS Chapter of the Year Award
About the Award
Description: To encourage IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Chapters to serve their members, and recognize the outstanding performance by an RAS Chapter in serving its members
Prize: $1,000 and Certificate
Funding: Funded by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
Eligibility: The Chapter must have been active at least one year when the nomination is made. The eligibility requirements are outstanding activities and services to its local RAS members in one or more of the following areas: technical meetings, tours and conferences, seminars and/or tutorials, other services and activities for the local members of IEEE RA Society.
Basis for Judging: Factors that will be considered: services to its members both in the technical area and in the educational area, membership advancements, senior member and fellow nominations, and membership development.
Presentation: One award will be given per year. The award will be announced and presented at the annual IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). No award will be given if a qualified candidate is not identified.
Nomination Deadline is 1 August 2014 for the "2015 Chapter of the Year Award."
Activities should correspond to the period from 1 August 2013 to 31 July 2014.
Winners of this Award
IEEE RAS Egypt Chapter
Chair: Alaa Khamis
Peru Section Chapter
Chair: Antonio Moran
Chair: Gianluca Antonelli
IEEE Joint Chapter of Robotics, Automation and Control Systems Society
IEEE Hong Kong Section Joint Chapter
Chair: Wei-Hsin Liao
Chair: Taktok Hala Bezine
Washington/Northern Virginia Robotics and Automation Society Joint Section Chapter
Chair: Leon A. Escobar
Chair: Domenico Prattichizzo
Hong Kong Chapter
Chair: Dong Sun
Chair: Alfredo Weitzenfeld
Chair: Paolo Fiorini
Award Not Presented
IEEE-CSS/R&A Joint Societies Chapter, Queensland, Australia
Chair: L. Vlacic
Award Not Presented
Poland Section Chapter
Chair: Krzysztof Kozlowski