Call for Award Nominations for IROS Awards

We would like to receive nominations for the following three types of IROS Awards below:

  • IROS Harashima Award for Innovative Technologies
  • IROS Distinguished Service Award
  • IROS Toshio Fukuda Young Professional Award

Please use this nomination form to submit your awards nominations (Microsoft Word Document): IROS-Awards-and-IROS-2024

Please email the nomination to the IROS Steering Committee Secretary, Prof. Yasuhisa HASEGAWA (hasegawa@mein.nagoya-u.ac.jp) by June 30th.


IROS 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.


IROS 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 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 10 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.


Important dates

All deadlines are 23:59 PST

June 30, 2024

Deadline of Submission.

For any questions regarding the IROS Awards, please contact

iros2024@iros2024-abudhabi.org.

Venue

The multi-award winning Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) is the largest exhibition venue in the Middle East, fully interconnected within the hearth of Abu Dhabi. Featuring a unique architectural design, ADNEC offers one of the world's most accessible and flexible event spaces.