IEEE CSS Outstanding Chapter Award

To recognize an outstanding Chapter of the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS).

Prize:
$1,000 payable to the Chapter, a Certificate laminated on a plaque, and travel expenses to the CDC (round trip restricted minimal coach air fare, conference registration, and up to 4 conference-rate hotel nights for a 3-day conference, and up to 5 conference-rate hotel nights for a 4-day conference) for a Chapter representative to attend the CSS Awards Ceremony.
Funding:
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Presentation:
At the Awards Ceremony of the CSS.
Basis for Judgement:
Level of activity, based on the number and types of activities; Innovations, based on developing clever ways to promote new activities or services; Revitalizing an existing Chapter or starting a new one. The broader impacts of the contribution towards the benefit of society at large and towards the CSS diversity and inclusiveness goals in terms of geography, gender, and work sector.
Eligibility:
Chapter must be active for at least one (1) year prior to consideration.
Nomination Details:

Nominations, based on the annual reports requested from all chapters, are prepared by the chair of the Chapter Activities Committee, by June 15. The Member Activities Board selects at most one (1) Outstanding Chapter each year, by July 15. In case of two or more chapters achieving comparable levels of excellence, preference will be given to those chapters that have never been awarded before.

Recipients

Singapore Chapter

Justin Pang, Chair

Lebanon Joint Chapter

Daniel Asmar, Chair

Uttar Pradesh Chapter of the IEEE CSS

Ramesh K. Tripathi, Chair

Malaysia Chapter

Mohd Nasir Taib, Chair

Islamabad Lahore Karachi Joint Sections Chapter

Muhammad Aamer Iqbal Bhatti, Chair

Argentina Section Joint Chapter

Diego M. Alonso, Chair

Buffalo Chapter

Norman E. Schweitzer, Chair

Malaysia Chapter

Mohd Nasir Taib, Chapter Chair

Montreal Chapter

Kaveh Moezzi Madani, Chapter Chair

Bulgaria Chapter

Vladimir S. Jotsov, Chapter Chair