2020 IEEE Technical Committee on Services Computing (TCSVC) Awards

2020 call for nominations for the awards is due August 31st and will be publicized through IEEE-CS TCSVC social media channels. The award ceremony is held at the annual IEEE World Congress on Services (SERVICES), affiliated with IEEE CLOUD, EDGE, ICWS, SCC, and SMDS.
 

Nomination Deadline:

31 August 2020

The IEEE TCSVC Outstanding Leadership Award recognizes one individual for her/his outstanding leadership contributions to the services community and to the field of services computing, and his leadership and visionary contributions to society at large through promotion and applications of services computing concepts to improve global business management, enterprise computing and applications of services computing to a variety of science, engineering, and business domains. 

The IEEE TCSVC Research Innovation Award recognizes one individual or one group of collaborators whose outstanding technical innovations in the field of services computing have had a lasting impact in advancing the theory and practice in the field. The contributions must have significantly influenced the direction of research and development of the field or transferred to practice in significant and innovative ways and/or enabled the development of commercial systems/products. COVID-19 related innovations will be prioritized higher this year. 

The IEEE TCSVC Outstanding Service Award recognizes one individual for her/his outstanding services to building the services computing community with significant and persistent volunteer efforts, such as services to IEEE TCSVC activities worldwide, annual World Congress on Services (SERVICES) events, and/or satellite services computing events of SERVICES in different regions of the world. 

The IEEE TCSVC Rising Star Award recognizes very promising individuals who are in the early stages of their independent research careers, but have already made outstanding, impactful and potentially long- lasting contributions to the research and practice of Services Computing. To be eligible, an individual must have earned a doctorate no more than 10 years before, or be below the age of 40 as of, January 1st of the year of the award. 

The IEEE TCSVC Women in Services Computing Award recognizes women leaders who have demonstrated long-standing, sustained, and impactful contributions to Service Computing practice and/or research, providing a female role model for young women pursuing a career in Services Computing. A strong publication record is not required. 

2020 call for nominations for the awards is due August 31st and will be publicized through IEEE-CS TCSVC social media channels. The award ceremony is held at the annual IEEE World Congress on Services (SERVICES), affiliated with IEEE CLOUD, EDGE, ICWS, SCC, and SMDS

Nomination Process 

  • Anyone in the field can nominate one person. Self-nominations are not accepted. 
  • Nominations should include a proposed citation (up to 25 words), a detailed statement to justify the nomination (500 words or less), and personal/team web page URL of the nominee. 
  • Two supporting letters are required for each nomination. The letters should address the significance of the contributions cited in the nomination. 
  • Nominations that did not result in an award can be resubmitted or updated in subsequent years. 
  • The Awards Committee will evaluate all nominations and decide on zero or more winners for each award category. 

Eligibility 

  • Qualified candidates exclude the IEEE TCSVC Chair, the IEEE TCSVC Awards Committee Chair, and past IEEE TCSVC awardees. 
  • Nominees that have not been recognized for an international award will be reviewed with a higher priority. 

Nomination Process 

  • Anyone in the field can nominate one person. Self-nominations are not accepted. 
  • Nominations should include a proposed citation (up to 25 words) and a detailed statement to justify the nomination (500 words or less). 
  • Two supporting letters are required for each nomination. The letters should address the significance of the contributions cited in the nomination. 
  • Nominations that did not result in an award can be resubmitted or updated in subsequent years. 
  • The Awards Committee will evaluate all nominations and decide on zero or more winners for each award category. 

Submission Link 

To submit your nomination, choose an award category and submit here. 

 

Awards Committee Chair 

  • [2020] Gopal Pingali, IBM GTS Labs, Bangalore 
  • [2019] Hemant Jain, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 
  • [2018] Ernesto Damiani, Khalifa University 
  • [2017] Carl K. Chang, Iowa State University 
  • [2016] Ling Liu, Georgia Institute of Technology 
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