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I&M Society Awards

This award is given annually to the best technical committee of the Instrumentation & Measurement Society.

Nominate for the Outstanding Technical Committee Award.

The I&M Society Technical Award is given to an individual or group of individuals for outstanding contribution or leadership in advancing instrumentation design or measurement technique. Nominees must exhibit actions that reflect positively on and enhance the reputation of the I&M Society

Nominate for the Technical Award

The purpose of the award is to support and encourage graduate-level research in the area of instrumentation and measurement.  The yearly award budget is up to $45,000 USD with a maximum award of $15,000 USD per winner.  It also includes complementary I&M student membership starting in September of the award year and including two subsequent years. For more information, download the pdf for the Graduate Fellowship Award.  Inquiries regarding the Graduate Student Fellowship Award should be directed to the Selection Committee Chair, Ferdinanda Ponci.

Nominate for the Graduate Fellowship Award

This award is given each year to the author, or authors, of the outstanding paper published in the Transactions of the I&M Society during the previous year. Its purposes are; 1) to emphasize the importance of good authorship and timeliness of subject matter and 2) to stimulate interest in the Transactions.

Nominations are solicited by the Transactions Editor from the Associate and Guest Editors.

Andy Chi Best Paper Award Qualifications

Current Recipient

A spinning current circuit for Hall measurements down to the nanotesla range
Vincent Mosser, Nicolas Matringe, Youcef Haddab

Past Recipients


Object Recognition Using Tactile Measurements: Kernel Sparse Coding Method
Huaping Liu, Di Guo, and Fuchun Sun from Tsinghua University

Ink-Jet Printed Pressure Sensing Platform for Postural Imbalance Monitoring
Silvia Cruz (University of Minho); Daniel Dias (University of Minho); Luis Alexandre Rocha (University of Minho); Julio Viana (University of Minho)


A Magnetostrictive Guided-Wave Nondestructive Testing Method With Multifrequency Excitation Pulse Signal

Enchao Zhang (Harbin Institute of Technology); Donglai Zhang (Harbin Institute of Technology); Zhihui Zhou (Harbin Institute of Technology); Yang Yang (Harbin Institute of Technology); Jinping Sun (Shenzhen Aerospace New Source Technology); Min Zhao (Shenzhen Academy of Aerospace Technology)



Detecting and quantifying the nonlinear and time-variant effects in FRF measurements using periodic excitation
Rik Pintelon (Vrije Universiteit Brussel); Ebrahim Louarroudi (Vrije Universiteit Brussel); John Lataire (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

Analyzing the Windkessel model as a potential candidate for correcting oscillometric blood pressure measurements
Kurt Barbé (Vrije Universiteit Brussel); Wendy Van Moer (Vrije Universiteit Brussel); Danny Schoors (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

Design of a 12-Bit 2.5 MS/s Integrated Multi-Channel Single-Ramp Analog-to-Digital Converter for Imaging Detector System
Wu Gao (Northwestern Polytechnical University); Deyuan Gao (Northwestern Polytechnical University); Christine Hu-Guo (Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert CURIEN); Yann Hu(Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert CURIEN)

Reputation-Enabled Self-Modification for Target Sensing in Wireless Sensor Networks
Xue Wang (Tsinghua University); Liang Ding (Tsinghua University); Daowei Bi (Tsinghua University)

An Adaptive Quality Assessment System – Aspect of Human Factor and Measurement Uncertainty
Jenny Wirandi (Blekinge Institute of Technology); Jiandan Chen (Blekinge Institute of Technology); Wlodek J. Kulesza (Blekinge Institute of Technology)

The I&M Society Distinguished Service Award is presented each year to an individual who has given outstanding service to the Society and to the profession. All nominees must be, or have been, members of the I&M Society. Secondary considerations are service to the IEEE, IRE or AIEE, service to the engineering profession in general, technical accomplishments and outstanding technical leadership. 

Nominate for the Distinguished Service Award

Award Description:
The Faculty Course Development Award is to support and encourage faculty members to develop a new course or significantly revise an existing course with specific focus on Instrumentation and/or Measurement, taught in an accredited (in accordance to the accepted rules of the country of applicant) engineering/physics/science curriculum.

Apply for the Faculty Course Development Award

Award Recipients


Olfa Kanoun, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
Course Title: Experimental Modular Platform for Enhanced Practical Skills in Instrumentation Courses World-Wide

Olev Märtens, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Course Title: Impedance Spectroscopy


Luca De Vito, University of Sannio, Italy
Course Title: Drone for Measurement and Measurement Drone

Miodrag Bolic, University of Ottawa, Canada
Course Title: Principles of Uncertainty Evaluating Engineering Measures


David Macii, University of Trento, Italy
Course Title: Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation

Simona Salicone, Politecnico di Milano, Italy 
Course Title:  Measurement Architectures for Electric Systems


Stephen A. Dyer, Kansas State University
Course Title: Sensors and Systems

Mohamad Eid and Steven Goode, New York University Abu Dhabi
Course Title: All Engineering Programs/ENGR-AD 116 - Instrumentation, Sensors, Actuators 


No award given


Niclas Björsell, University of Gavle and Wendy Van Moer, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Course Title:  Measuring and characterizing nonlinear RF systems 

Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay, Massey University
Course Title:  Advanced Sensors and Instrumentation:  A Project Based Paper

Sara Sulis, University of Cagliari
Course Title:  Automatic Measurement Systems

Imad Elhajj, American University of Beirut
Course Title:  Applied Instrumentation for Civil Engineering


Serge Demidenko and Moi-Tin Chew, Centre of Technology, RMIT International University Vietnam, in collaboration with Dr. Melanie Ooi and Dr. Ye Chow Kuang, Monash University Sunway Campus
Course Title:   Electronic Testing, Instrumentation, and Measurement

Yang Wang, Kimberly Kurtis, and Dr. David W. Scott, Georgia Institute of Technology
Course Title:  Introduction to Non-Destructive Testing and Forensic Evaluation in Engineering Materials and Structures


Claudio Montiel, Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Course Title: Mixed Signal IC Test and Measurement

Associate Professor Steven Hinckley and Dr. Graham Wild, Edith Cowan University
Course Title: Development of an Integrated Instrumentation and Measurement Laboratory Project for Aviation Students 

This award is managed by the Membership Development Committee and applications should be sent to the Chapter Chair Liaison. The award will be given to the best chapter in a given calendar year based on activity. Deadline for Nominations is September 30, and Selection will be made in October. Checks will be mailed in the same calendar year, with the award being recognized at the following IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Conference (I2MTC).

Nominees must exhibit actions that reflect positively on and enhance the reputation of the I&M Society

Nominate for the Career Excellence Award

Purpose of the Award
Recognize an individual whose idea applies measurement concepts or instrumentation technology in a novel way to benefit society. The application must be a working solution to an engineering need or problem.

Conditions of the Award
Winning candidate must submit a written article, suitable for publication in the IEEE IMS Magazine no later than 6 months following the awarding.

Nominate for the Best Application in Instrumentation & Measurement Award

Nominees must exhibit actions that reflect positively on and enhance the reputation of the I&M Society

Nominate for the Outstanding Young Engineer Award

The IEEE J. Barry Oakes Advancement Award will be used to provide a question and answer lecture during the annual I2MTC or AUTOTEST. Exceptionally, and upon motivated request by the recipient, the presentation will be given to another event fully sponsored by the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society.

Nominate for the J. Barry Oakes Advancement Award