Don't delay! Nominations are due 15 January 2017 for the 2018 IEEE Technical Field Award in Robotics and Automation (TFA). This is the most prestigious award presented by IEEE in the field of robotics and automation, and includes a medal and a $US 10,000 honorarium. IEEE TFAs are awarded for contributions or leadership in a specific field of interest of the IEEE and are among the highest awards presented on behalf of the IEEE Board of Directors.
Visit http://www.ieee-ras.org/awards-recognition/ for a description of the award criteria and instructions on submitting a nomination.
The 2017 IEEE Technical Field Award in Robotics and Automation will be presented to Oussama Khatib - Professor, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University, California, USA - "For contributions to the development of robot control and human-centered and humanoid robotics, and leadership in the robotics community." The presentation will take place at the Award Ceremony held during ICRA 2017 in Singapore from 29 May-3 June 2017.