IEEE CIS 2024 Award Recipients




IEEE CIS would like to congratulate the newly-announced awardees listed below and also thank all of those involved with nominations and the evaluations during this awards cycle.

2024 Neural Network Pioneer Award: Johan Suykens: For contributions to least squares support vector machines.

2024 Fuzzy Systems Pioneer Award: Qiang Shen: For developing data-driven approximate knowledge-based decision support systems and their applications.

2024 Evolutionary Computation Pioneer Award: John Koza: For pioneering the development of genetic programming and its application to machine learning and software engineering.

2024 Enrique Ruspini Meritorious Service Award to: Cesare Alippi: For his dedicated services to the enhancement of educational and other international activities of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.

2024 Early Career Award to: Soujanya Poria: For contributions to the development of deep learning models for conversational understanding, and sentiment and emotion analysis.

2024 Outstanding Chapter Award to: Taipei Chapter: For diverse and inclusive activities in computational intelligence and membership development.

2024 IEEE CIS PhD Dissertation Award to Ying Bi: Genetic Programming for Feature Learning in Image Classification December 2020, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

2024 IEEE CIS Outstanding Organization Award to Fano Labs Limited: For applications of computational intelligence techniques to speech-related products.

2024 IEEE TNNLS Outstanding Paper Award to Zonghan Wu, Shirui Pan, Fengwen Chen, Guodong Long, Chengqi Zhang, and Philip S. Yu. “A Comprehensive Survey on Graph Neural Networks” IEEE TNNLS, 32(1), 4-24, 2021”

2024 IEEE TFS Outstanding Paper Award to Jie Lu; Hua Zuo; Guangquan Zhan H. Lu, M. Zhang, X. Xu, Y. Li, H. T. Shen.  "Deep Fuzzy Hashing Network for Efficient Image Retrieval", IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 166-176, Jan. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TFUZZ.2020.2984991

2024 IEEE TEVC Outstanding Paper Award to Ye Tian, Tao Zhang, Jianhua Xiao, Xingyi Zhang, Yaochu Jin, "A Coevolutionary Framework for Constrained Multiobjective Optimization Problems", IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation , Vol. 25, Issue. 1, pp. 102-116, Feb. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TEVC.2020.3004012

2024 IEEE TCDS Outstanding Paper Award to I. Giorgi, B. Golosio, M. Esposito, A. Cangelosi and G. L. Masala, "Modeling Multiple Language Learning in a Developmental Cognitive Architecture", IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 922-933, Dec. 2021.

2024 IEEE Transactions on Games Outstanding Paper Award to Sarra Graja; Phil Lopes; Guillaume Chanel, "Impact of Visual and Sound Orchestration on Physiological Arousal and Tension in a Horror Game", IEEE Transactions on Games, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 287-299, September 2021

2024 IEEE TETCI Outstanding Paper Award to Shiping Wen, Minghui Dong, Yin Yang, Pan Zhou, Tingwen Huang and Yiran Chen, "End-to-End Detection-Segmentation System for Face Labeling,” IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 457 - 467, Jun 2021.

2024 IEEE CIM Outstanding Paper Award to Kay Chen Tan, Liang Feng, and Min Jiang, "Evolutionary Transfer Optimization – A New Frontier in Evolutionary Computation Research", IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, 16(1):22-33, 2021.

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