Awards

Award Selection Committee

Objectives:

The Award selection committee recognizes outstanding contributions, both technical and service contributions, to the technical committee and the community it serves.

Selection Committee Members:
Chair: Abderrahim Benslimane, Avignon University, France

Proposed Members to be confirmed:
Neeli Prasad, VehicleAvatar Inc. , CA, USA
Rongxing Lu, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Kui Ren, Zhejiang University, China
Hsiao-Hwa Chen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Mohsen Guizani, Qatar University, Qatar

Award Selection Committee

The recipient of the CISTC Technical Recognition Award is decided by the CISTC Award Selection Committee, which is chaired by a past CISTC chair.

The Chair establishes the committee selection, constituted of reasonable number of 4 or 5 experts and active members, among them one or two officers of CISTC. It is established for TWO years. This committee should be approved by the TC (active members) and the TEA Council before it starts its work.

Yearly CISTC Technical Recognition Award:

  • 2019 CISTC Technical Recognition Award: Bhavani Thuraisingham (University of Texas at Dallas)
  • 2018 CISTC Technical Recognition Award: Giuseppe Ateniese (Stevens Institute of Technology)
  • 2017 CISTC Technical Recognition Award: Kui Ren (University at Buffalo)
  • 2016 CISTC Technical Recognition Award: Wenjing Lou (Virginia Tech)
  • 2015 CISTC Technical Recognition Award: Yuguang “Michael” Fang (University of Florida)
  • 2014 CISTC Technical Recognition Award: H. Vincent Poor (Princeton University)

Yearly CISTC Outstanding Service Award:

  • 2018 CISTC Outstanding Service Award: Yi Qian (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska, USA)
  • 2017 CISTC Outstanding Service Award: Hsiao-Hwa Chen (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
  • 2016 CISTC Outstanding Service Award: Peter Mueller (IBM Research in Zurich)
  • 2015 CISTC Outstanding Service Award: The Committee has decided not to give this award this year since we do not have a suitable candidate.
  • 2014 CISTC Outstanding Service Award: The Committee has decided not to give this award this year since we do not have a suitable candidate.
  • 2013 CISTC Outstanding Service Award: The Committee has decided not to give this award this year since we do not have a suitable candidate.
  • 2012 CISTC Outstanding Service Award: Stamatios V. Kartalopoulos
  • 2011 CISTC Outstanding Service Award: The award committee did not receive nominations for candidates who are eligible for consideration.
  • 2010 CISTC Outstanding Service Award: We do not have recipient for 2010 CISTC Outstanding Service Award.

Guidelines for CISTC Awards

GUIDELINES FOR CISTC TECHNICAL RECOGITION AWARD

Current version: October 2020

The Communications & Information Security (CISTC) Technical Recognition Award aims to promote research and development activities on topics of Communications and Information Systems Security in both the academic and industrial community. The award recognizes members of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) who have made outstanding contributions to the technological advancement of security.

Award Frequency

The CISTC Technical Recognition Award will be given in each calendar year. If no suitable candidate is proposed in a given year, the award will not be presented for that year. The award will be announced and conferred during the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC).

Nomination Procedure

Nominations will be solicited from the CISTC members. All nominations must be sent to a designated member of the Awards selection committee in PDF or text file format by the deadline fixed in the call for nomination launched each year few weeks before IEEE ICC conference will be held. The nominations should include a concise description of the candidate’s accomplishments as related to his/her technical contribution. Any person may nominate a candidate for the award, except the members of the CISTC Technical Recognition Award Selection Committee and ComSoc Board of Governors.

Eligibility Criteria

Any individual, except members of the CISTC Technical Recognition Award Selection Committee and

ComSoc Board of Governors, may be nominated for the award, if the following criteria are met:

the candidate must be an IEEE ComSoc Member at the time of nomination and receiving the award;

the candidate must be an active member of the CISTC at the time of nomination; and

the candidate must have made significant contributions to the technical advancement of security or have made valuable contributions in standardization, patents, industry practice, etc.

Support for the Award

The CISTC Technical Recognition Award is supported by the IEEE ComSoc.The prize is a certificate and an IEEE plaque.

GUIDELINES FOR CISTC OUTSTANDING  SERVICE AWARD

Current version: October 2020

The Communications & Information Security (CISTC) Outstanding Service Award is established to recognize members of the IEEE Communications Society’s (ComSoc) CISTC who have a distinguished record of service to the CISTC community, including organization of CISTC endorsed symposia and workshops, providing exceptional leadership within the CISTC, and promotion of CISTC activities and interests in the CISTC research community.

Award Frequency

The CISTC Outstanding Service Award will be given in each calendar year. If no suitable candidate is proposed in a given year, the award will not be presented for that year.  The award will be announced and conferred during the IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom).

Nomination Procedure

Nominations will be solicited from the CISTC members. All nominations must be sent to a designated member of the Awards selection committee in PDF or text file format by the deadline fixed in the call for nomination launched each year few weeks before IEEE Globecom conference will be held. The nominations should include a concise description of the candidate’s accomplishments as related to his/her CISTC service. Any person may nominate a candidate for the award, except the members of the CISTC Outstanding Service Award Selection Committee and ComSoc Board of Governors.

Eligibility Criteria

Any individual, except members of the CISTC Outstanding Service Award Selection Committee and

ComSoc Board of Governors, may be nominated for the award, if the following criteria are met:

the candidate must be an IEEE ComSoc Member at the time of nomination and receiving the award;

the candidate must be an active member of the CISTC at the time of nomination; and

the candidate must have made significant contributions in terms of his/her leadership role within the CISTC and has been serving as a Chair or Vice-Chair before or at the time of nomination.

Support for the Award

The CISTC Outstanding Service Award is supported by the IEEE ComSoc. The prize is a certificate and an IEEE plaque.