HARASHIMA AWARD FOR INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Purpose

To honor Professor Fumio Harashima, the Founding Honorary Chair of the IROS conferences, by recognizing outstanding contributions of an individual of the IROS community who has pioneered activities in robotics and intelligent systems.

Prize

$ 2,000 and a plaque

Eligibility

The recipient must have created a new research area and/or technology for intelligent robots and systems. The recipient must have presented his or her contribution in one or more past IROS conferences.

TOSHIO FUKUDA YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AWARD

Purpose

To recognize individuals (from academic institutions, government, industry, or research labs) who, in their early career, have made identifiable contributions that have had a major impact on intelligent robots and systems. Up to two awards will be given annually at the IROS Conference.

Prize

$ 1,000 and a certificate

Eligibility

Any current member of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, the Robotics Society of Japan, and Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers is eligible. The nominee must be in his/her early stage of career in the Intelligent Robots and Systems field; that is, less than 15 years after being granted his/her highest earned academic degree. This period is defined as the time between the date on the nominee's diploma and the close of nominations for the award.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Purpose

To recognize an individual who has performed outstanding service and leadership for the benefit and advancement of the IROS Conference. Up to two awards will be given annually at the IROS Conference.

Prize

$ 1,000 and a certificate

Eligibility

Only members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society,Robotics Society of Japan, and Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers are eligible.

IROS Awards Nomination Form