[TYPES/announce] ACM SIGBED Paul Caspi Dissertation Award : deadline March 1st, 2016
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ACM SIGBED Paul Caspi Dissertation Award
The nomination should be submitted via EasyChair at
by March 1, 2016. For further information, contact Wang Yi (yi at it.uu.se)
The Paul Caspi Dissertation Award is a new ACM SIGBED award established
in 2013. The award will recognize outstanding doctoral dissertations
that significantly advance the state of the art in the science of
embedded systems, in the spirit and legacy of Dr. Paul Caspi's work.
The ACM SIGBED Paul Caspi Dissertation Award will be presented annually
to the author of an outstanding dissertation in the area of Embedded
Systems. The author of the winning dissertation will be invited to
publish a dissertation summary in the ACM SIGBED Newsletter and to
submit their work to the journal ACM TECS (Transactions on Embedded
Computing Systems) for possible publication, after the normal
peer-review process. The award will include an award certificate for the
author and an honorarium of 2000 USD. A public citation for the award
paper will be placed on the SIGBED web site.
Wang Yi (Chair)
The award is for an outstanding doctoral dissertation dated within one
year preceding the nomination due date. A selection committee and a
selection committee chair will be selected by the current SIGBED
Executive Committee. A member of the current SIGBED Executive Committee
will be one of the selection committee members. The committee chair
shall adjudicate conflicts of interest, appointing substitutes to the
committee as necessary. Dissertations supervised by a selection
committee member are ineligible to be nominated. For purposes of
continuity, committee members may remain on the committee for up to
three years. The selection committee shall be no less than three persons
Nominations will be solicited annually, being due March 1st each year,
via major mailing lists and web forums. Additionally, dissertation
advisers of each eligible year will be contacted for solicitation of
A nomination should consist of the following items:
- Name, address, phone number, and email address of the person
making the nomination (the nominator).
- Name, address, phone number, and email address of the candidate
for whom an award is recommended (the nominee).
- A short statement (200-500 words) explaining why the nominee
deserves the award.
- Supporting statements from up to two persons in addition to the
- The nominated dissertation in an English language version.
- A list of the nominee's publications that were used as the basis
of chapters in the nominated dissertation.
- The CV of the nominee.
The selection committee will make a recommendation on the winner of the
award to the SIGBED Executive Committee, which will approve and announce
the final winner. SIGBED Executive Committee members who have conflicts
of interest with any nominee will be excluded from the approval process.
The primary selection criterion will be the quality of the candidate's
work, with the aim to recognize outstanding doctoral dissertations. The
selection committee may choose to issue no award in a given year. The
award may not be given to multiple recipients.
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