IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Andy Chi Best Paper Award

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.

Historical Background:

Mr. Andrew (Andy) R. Chi was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (TIM) from 1978 to 1983. As documented in this 1985 TIM Editorial, this award was given for the first time in 1984 to this 1983 TIM paper. For more information about Andy Chi, please see his profile here.

$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.
Basis for Judging:
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.
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.


Zhiqin Zhu, Hongyan Wei, Gang Hu, Yuanyuan Li, Guanqiu Qi, and Neal Mazur

Lisa-Marie Faller, Tobias Mitterer, Juliana Padilha Leitzke, and Hubert Zangl

Kurt Barbé, Wendy Van Moer, and Danny Schoors

Jenny Wirandi, Jiandan Chen, and Wlodek J. Kulesza