To recognize the best chapter in a given calendar year based on activity. Prize: $1,000 and a Certificate. Funding: Funded by the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society. Presentation: The best chapter will be recognized annually at the IEEE I2MTC. Basis for Judgement: • 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 Member, 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 of members in each category of members (Regular Member, 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. Eligibility: 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.