Call for Nominations--Technical Committee on Multimedia Computing Awards
 

TCMC (Technical Committee on Multimedia Computing) calls for nominations for the following awards.

 

IEEE TCMC Rising Star Award: This award is based on an individual’s whole body of work in the first 5 years after the PhD. The award aims to promote current multimedia computing researchers as they create their career.

Eligibility: The candidate should have completed all the requirements for the Ph.D. no earlier than 5 years before December 31 of the previous calendar year, i.e., December 31, 2013 for the 2019 awards. The candidate can be any IEEE TCMC member except the current officers of IEEE TCMC and members of the IEEE TCMC Awards Committee.

Nomination Process: Anyone in the field can nominate one person (self-nominations are excluded). Nominations should include a proposed citation (up to 25 words) and a detailed statement to justify the nomination (500 words or less). Three supporting letters should be submitted. The letters need to address the significance of the contributions cited in the nomination. Nominations must be received by December 31 to be considered for that year’s award. For the first year, the deadline will be May 15, 2019. Please include a detailed CV for nominee in the nomination. Nominations that did not result in an award can be resubmitted or updated in subsequent years as long as the eligibility conditions for the award still hold. The Awards Committee will evaluate all nominations and decide on zero or more winners.

 

IEEE TCMC Mid-Term Career Award: This award recognizes mid-career multimedia computing researchers who have made at least 5 to 15 years of outstanding contributions to the field in terms of one or more of the following: (1) Research (2) Industry Practice (3) Societal Impact.

Eligibility: The candidate(s) can be any IEEE TCMC member except the current officers of IEEE TCMC and members of the IEEE TCMC Awards Committee.

Nomination Process: Anyone in the field can put forward a nomination (self-nominations are excluded). Nominations should include a proposed citation (up to 25 words) and a detailed statement to justify the nomination (500 words or less). The nomination should explicitly indicate the specific nature of the contributions. Three supporting letters should be submitted. The letters need to address the significance of the contributions cited in the nomination. Nominations must be received by December 31 to be considered for that year’s award. For the first year, the deadline will be May 15, 2019. Please include a detailed CV for the nominee in the nomination. Nominations that did not result in an award can be resubmitted or updated in subsequent years. The Awards Committee will evaluate all nominations and decide on zero or more winners.

 

IEEE TCMC Impact Award: This award recognizes multimedia computing researchers who have made at least 15 years of outstanding contributions to the field in terms of one or more of the following: (1) Research (2) Industry Practice (3) Societal Impact.

Eligibility: The candidate(s) can be any IEEE TCMC member except the current officers of IEEE TCMC and members of the IEEE TCMC Awards Committee.

Nomination Process: Anyone in the field can put forward a nomination (self-nominations are excluded). Nominations should include a proposed citation (up to 25 words) and a detailed statement to justify the nomination (500 words or less). The nomination should explicitly indicate the specific nature of the contributions. Three supporting letters should be submitted. The letters need to address the significance of the contributions cited in the nomination. Nominations must be received by December 31 to be considered for that year’s award. For the first year, the deadline will be May 15, 2019.  Please include a detailed CV for the nominee in the nomination. Nominations that did not result in an award can be resubmitted or updated in subsequent years. The Awards Committee will evaluate all nominations and decide on zero or more winners.

 

IEEE TCMC Test of Time Award: This award recognizes outstanding papers from the past, appearing in any TCMC forum (IEEE MultiMedia magazine, IEEE MIPR conference, etc.) beyond the last decade that have had an important impact on the multimedia computing community in terms of citations or adoption in practice.

Eligibility: The candidate(s) can be any IEEE TCMC member except the current officers of IEEE TCMC and members of the IEEE TCMC Awards Committee.

Nomination Process: Anyone in the field can put forward a nomination (self-nominations are excluded). Nominations should include a proposed citation (up to 25 words) and a detailed statement to justify the nomination (500 words or less). The nomination should explicitly indicate the specific nature of the contributions. Three supporting letters should be submitted. The letters need to address the significance of the contributions cited in the nomination. Nominations must be received by December 31 to be considered for that year’s award. For the first year, the deadline will be May 15, 2019.  Please include a detailed CV for the nominee in the nomination. Nominations that did not result in an award can be resubmitted or updated in subsequent years. The Awards Committee will evaluate all nominations and decide on zero or more winners.

 

IEEE TCMC Service Award: This award recognizes an individual who has contributed significantly to TCMC, and the multimedia computing community in general.

Eligibility:The candidate can be any IEEE TCMC member except the current officers of IEEE TCMC and members of the IEEE TCMC Awards Committee.

Nomination Process: Anyone in the field can put forward a nomination (self-nominations are excluded). Nominations should include a proposed citation (up to 25 words) and a detailed statement to justify the nomination (500 words or less). Three supporting letters should be submitted. The letters need to address the significance of the service contributions cited in the nomination. Nominations must be received by December 31 to be considered for that year’s award. For the first year, the deadline will be May 15 2019. Please include a detailed CV for nominee in the nomination. Nominations that did not result in an award can be resubmitted or updated in subsequent years. The Awards Committee will evaluate all nominations and decide on zero or more winners.

 

Awards Committee

Mohan Kankanhalli, National University of Singapore, Singapore (Chair), mohan@comp.nus.edu.sg

Rainer Lienhart, Universität Augsburg, Germany

Prabhakaran, Balakrishnan, NSF and University of Texas at Dallas, USA

(Please direct any questions to the Awards Committee Chair, Dr. Mohan Kankanhalli.)

 

Nomination Submission

Please submit the nomination package to the TCMC Chair, Dr. Mei-Ling Shyu, at shyu@miami.edu by May 15, 2019 with the email subject “TCMC Award: the award you are nominating (nominee name)”.

 

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