The IEEE RAS Italian Chapter Young Author Best Paper Award 2009 is given to an author of a recent paper related to robotics and automation published in one of the journals sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) during the past two calendar years preceding the award: 2007 and 2008.
The author, or co-author, must have been under the age of 35 at the time of paper publication. The author must be a member of the Italian Chapter of the IEEE RAS.
The IEEE RAS Italian Chapter Young Author Best Paper is selected by a Committee formed by the Chair of the Chapter and by three other IEEE RAS members nominated by the Chair. The Chapter Chair is the President of the Committee.
The Committee considers all published papers that satisfy the requirements of the award. Nomination letters, by the authors themselves or by others, are welcome but not mandatory. Such letters must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30, 2009 at the latest.
The 2009 Award Committee is composed by Domenico Prattichizzo (President), Massimo Bergamasco, Stefano Caselli, and Alessandro De Luca, and will complete the selection by July 31, 2009.
The 2009 Award, which consists of a certificate and a cheque for 500 Euro, will be presented at the annual I-RAS meeting held in conjunction with the SIDRA meeting in Siracusa, September 17-19, 2009.
We gratefully acknowledge the IEEE Italian Section, sponsor of the award.
Chair of the Italian Chapter
of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society