eHealth TC Best Paper Awards Designation in Progress

Calling Nomination for eHealth TC Best Paper Awards
Summary of the award:

The eHealth Award Committee* wishes to award prizes for the best paper and the best student paper awards published in peer-reviewed journals/conferences/workshops during the last 3 years (2014 ~ 2016). The best paper prizes are awarded to authors’ who are meeting the requirement listed below.

Area of the paper to be nominated:

  1. eHealth
  2. Associated eHealth area of the contribution
  3. Merging eHealth applications

Eligibility:

  • The paper must appear in print in a peer-reviewed journal, a peer-reviewed conference or workshop proceedings since January 1, 2014, i.e., from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2016 (3 yrs window).
  • The specific technical content of the nominated paper is expected to have rigours articulations to the general theme of eHealth.
  • The nominated paper needs to show originality and substantial technological impact or potential technological impact on both the theory and the practice of the existing/future eHealth systems, or on emerging eHealth technologies that are gaining momentum.
  • A paper may be nominated for both awards, but only one will be awarded.

Additional Eligibility for Best Student Paper Award:

The first author must be a student at the time of the publication and when the paper is accepted for publication; or a graduate whose paper is submitted for publication within 6 months of his/her graduation date. The contribution of the first author must be greater than 50%.

Nomination:

Nomination can be solicited by General Chairs, TPC chairs, Workshop chairs, Journal/Magazine editors, and/or self-nomination. In addition, professional network colleagues having accurate authentication also can submit the nomination on behalf of the original authors’.

Conflict of Interest (CoI):

The award committee will manage the CoI very closely given that any member of the committee, colleagues and/or PhD supervision is a contributor of the applicant’s paper.

If awarded, all the co-authors will receive a plaque.

The awards will be delivered during the IEEE Globecom’2017 conference award session and one of the authors will be invited to give a summary talk on the scientific and/or technical contribution during the eHealth TC meeting.

Submission due by : 31 July 2017

Please e-mail your nomination to:      eHealthtcawards@gmail.com


King Regards,
The eHealth Award Committee

New Officier Election Results

New officer election were arranged in the TC meeting on Dec. 8 in IEEE GLOBECOM 2015, San Diego, CA, USA. The newly elected officers (term 2016-2017) are:

  • Chair: Prof. Nazim Agoulmine
  • Vice Chair: Prof. Hsi-Pin Ma
  • Secretary: Prof. Honggang Wang