IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Section Chapter of the Year Award

About the Award

Description: To recognize the outstanding performance and activities of an RAS Section Chapter.  Performance to include meetings, events, member growth, and other activities.
Established: 2002
Prize: $1,000 to the Chapter and Framed Certificate
Funding: Funded by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. The society budget includes the amount for this award AND the budget is net positive with the inclusion of the award. 
Eligibility: 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. There are no restrictions as to IEEE membership, organization, nationality, race, creed, sex, or age. Eligibility and Selection process shall comply with procedures and regulation established in IEEE and Society/Council governing documents, particularly with IEEE Policy 4.4 on Awards Limitations".  Previous award winners are not eligible for the following three calendar years.
Basis for Judging: The Award Evaluation Committee will evaluate the submitted nominations based on 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. The results will be approved by the RAS Award Committee and be reported to the RAS AdCom.
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 2021 for the "2022 Chapter of the Year Award."
Activities should correspond to the period from 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021.

Nomination form:


Winners of this Award

 

2021
IEEE RAS UFCG: Student Branch, Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil
Co-Chairs: Larissa Teixeira da Silva and José Nestor Combé

2020
RAS ULT SB, Private University of Tunis ULT, Tunisia
Chairs: Cherif Mhamdi, Belhaj Khalil

2019
Italian Chapter of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, Italy
Chairs: Lucia Pallottino, Andrea Maria Zanchettin

2018
IEEE Connecticut Robotics and Automation Chapter, USA
Chairs: Biao Zhang, Haoyu Wang

2017
IEEE RAS Tunisia Chapter
Chairs: Nizar Rokbani, Adel Alimi

2016
IEEE Eastern North Carolina, USA RAS Chapter
Chairs: Rodney Radford, Grayson Randall
IEEE RAS Monterrey, Mexico Chapter
Chair: Marco Ivan Ramirez Sosa Moran

2015
IEEE RAS Egypt Chapter
Chair: Alaa Khamis

2014
Peru Section Chapter
Chair: Antonio Moran

2013
Italy Chapter
Chair: Gianluca Antonelli

2012
IEEE Joint Chapter of Robotics, Automation and Control Systems Society
IEEE Hong Kong Section Joint Chapter
Chair: Wei-Hsin Liao

2011
Tunisia Chapter
Chair: Taktok Hala Bezine

2010
Washington/Northern Virginia Robotics and Automation Society Joint Section Chapter
Chair: Leon A. Escobar

2009
Italy Chapter
Chair: Domenico Prattichizzo

2008
Hong Kong Chapter
Chair: Dong Sun

2007
Mexico Chapter
Chair: Alfredo Weitzenfeld

2006
Italy Chapter
Chair: Paolo Fiorini

2005
Award Not Presented

2004
IEEE-CSS/R&A Joint Societies Chapter, Queensland, Australia
Chair: L. Vlacic

2003
Award Not Presented

2002
Poland Section Chapter
Chair: Krzysztof Kozlowski

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