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Andy Chi Best Paper Award

$1,000 for one author, or $2,000 shared among multiple authors, divided equally among them; and Plaque. An additional $1,000 travel allowance to be granted on a need basis by the Awards Chair on request of recipient. The honorarium and travel expenses are shared pro rata if there are multiple recipients and attendees.
Funded by the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society.
Presented at the I2MTC Awards Luncheon in the following year. For example, the 2010 award will be presented at the 2011 I2MTC.
An author or authors of a paper published in I&M Society Transactions in a given calendar year (n-1) and will presented at the I2MTC Awards Luncheon in the following year (n+1). For example, the 2010 award was based on papers published in 2009 and the award will be presented in 2011. 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.
Basis for Judgment: 
Timeliness of subject matter and the importance of good authorship are emphasized. with the following selection criteria: Communication of paper's subject matter to non-experts; Organization and logical structure; Balance detail versus brevity; Writing style, language usage, etc.; Utilization of illustrative materials, tables and figures; Bibliography adequate references to the key work in the subject field; Timeliness of the paper's subject matter; Potential impact on the subject area; Degree of originality; Relative importance of the subject area in the total field of instrumentation and measurement.


To recognize the best paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. The purposes of this award are: to emphasize the importance or good authorship and timeliness of subject matter, and 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


Design and Evaluation of a Fast, High-Resolution Sensor Evaluation Platform Applied to MEMS Position Sensing and Erratum
Lisa-Marie Faller, Tobias Mitterer, Juliana Padilha Leitzke, Hubert Zangl

Past Recipients


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


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)