Awards

 

IROS Awards

IROS Harashima Award for Innovative Technologies

Purpose:
To honor Professor Fumio Harashima, the Founding Honorary Chair of the IROS conferences, by recognizing outstanding contributions of an individual of the IROS community who has pioneered activities in robotics and intelligent systems.

Prize:
$ 2,000 and a plaque

Eligibility:
The recipient must have created a new research area and/or technology for intelligent robots and systems. The recipient must have presented his or her contribution in one or more past IROS conferences.

IROS Distinguished Service Award

Purpose: 
To recognize an individual who has performed outstanding service and leadership for the benefit and advancement of the IROS Conference. Up to two awards will be given annually at the IROS Conference.

Prize:
$ 1,000 and a certificate

Eligibility:
Only members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Robotics Society of Japan, and Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers are eligible.

IROS Toshio Fukuda Young Professional Award

Purpose: 
To recognize individuals (from academic institutions, government, industry, or research labs) who, in their early career, have made identifiable contributions that have had a major impact on intelligent robots and systems. Up to two awards will be given annually at the IROS Conference.

Prize:
$ 1,000 and a certificate

Eligibility: 
Any current member of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, the Robotics Society of Japan, and Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers is eligible.  The nominee must be in his/her early stage of career in the Intelligent Robots and Systems field; that is, less than 10 years after being granted his/her highest earned academic degree.  This period is defined as the time between the date on the nominee's diploma and the close of nominations for the award.

IROS 2019 Awards

IROS JTCF Novel Technology Paper Award for Amusement Culture

Purpose: 
To recognize technical papers which have made practical technology contributions to Toys, Toy Models and Amusement Culture.

Eligibility:
Only members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Robotics Society of Japan, and Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers are eligible.

Prize:
100,000JPY and a certificate

IROS RoboCup Best Paper Award

Purpose: 
To recognize technical papers which have made identifiable contributions to RoboCup.

Eligibility:
Only members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Robotics Society of Japan, and Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers are eligible.

Prize:
$ 1,000 and a certificate

IROS Best Paper Award on Cognitive Robotics sponsored by KROS

Purpose: 
To promote interdisciplinary researches on cognition for technical systems and advancements of cognitive robotics in industry, home applications, and daily life.

Eligibility:
Only members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Robotics Society of Japan, and Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers are eligible.

Prize:
$ 1,000 and a certificate

IROS Best Paper Award on Safety, Security, and Recue Robotics in memory of Motohiro Kisoi

Purpose: 
To promote advanced research on safety, security and rescue robotics. 
The name of the award is connected with Mr. Motohiro Kisoi who was killed in Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake on 17 January 1995. He was a master student of Kobe University, Japan at that time. He had a dream to create a robot that can help people. To memorialize him and Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, the award has established.

Eligibility:
Only members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Robotics Society of Japan, and Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers are eligible.

Prize:
100,000JPY and a certificate

IROS ICROS Best Application Paper Award

Purpose: 
To promote researches on excellent robot application.

Eligibility:
Only members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Robotics Society of Japan, and Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers are eligible.

Prize:
$ 1,000 and a certificate

IROS 2019 ABB Best Student Paper Award

Purpose: 
To recognize the most outstanding paper authored primarily by a student at the annual IROS Conference.

Eligibility: 
Only members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Robotics Society of Japan, and Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers are eligible.

Prize:
$ 1,000 and a certificate

IROS 2019 Best Paper Award

Purpose: 
To recognize the most outstanding paper at the annual IROS Conference.

Eligibility: 
Only members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Robotics Society of Japan, and Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers are eligible.

Prize:
$ 2,000 and a certificate

Call for Nomination of IROS Awards

 

The IROS Awards Committee is requesting nominations for the following IROS awards:

IROS Harashima Award for Innovative Technologies

IROS Toshio Fukuda Young Professional Award

IROS Distinguished Service Award

The summary of terms of these awards from the above. Please download the nomination form here. The nomination form can be used for any of the three awards simply by “clicking” on the check box for the particular award that you are making the nomination. 

Please submit a single form for each nomination you want to make.

Please send the nomination form to the IROS Steering Committee Secretary, Prof. Yasuhisa Hasegawa, by July 31st.

 

In addition, if you have any good candidates of IROS Fellow, please let us know.

IROS Fellow: Only retired members, over 65 years old,  of IEEE RAS, IEEE IES, RSJ, and SICE are eligible.

 

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Shigeki Sugano, IROS Steering Committee Chair

Bill Hamel, IROS Awards Chair

Yasuhisa Hasegawa, IROS Steering Committee Secretary

Contact: [email protected]