$1,000 USD and a certificate.
Single Annual Award - Only One Allowable Recipient Selected Annually. Recipient receives full prize including honoraria, and, if applicable, plaque and/or certificate.
This award will be funded by the Instrumentation & Measurement Society.
The Best Chapter will be recognized annually at the IEEE I2MTC.
All Chapters of the Instrumentation and Measurement Society are eligible; Starting 2016 only Chapters that submitted regularly the annual activity report to the society are eligible; Chapters not selected for this award may apply each year; chapters selected for this award must wait two years after receiving the award to reapply.
Basis for Judgment:
Pre-requisite: a minimum of two L31 forms have to be submitted to IEEE database for the application year and the previous one. Composition and structure (10%)- Adequate number of members with a balanced grade distribution (Regular, Senior, Fellow, Life), At least three officers (i.e.: Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary) with specified terms and succession plans.Membership Increase (20%)- Identify total number and numbers in each category of members (Regular, Senior, Fellow, Life) in previous two years and current year. Membership Advancement/ Senior Member Increase (30%)- Significant Achievements and Awards received by Chapter Members should be included here. Activities – Technical, Societal/Social, or Student/Industry (40%)- Information can be provided on Technical Activities/Meetings, Societal/Social Activities involving the local community or that work towards membership development, and activities that include interfacing with local student branches or with local industries.