2019 IEEE CIS Neural Networks Pioneer Award to: Yoshua Bengio


2019 IEEE CIS Fuzzy Systems Pioneer Award to: Hisao Ishibuchi


2019 IEEE CIS Evolutionary Computation Pioneer Award to: Zbigniew Michalewicz


2019 IEEE CIS Meritorious Service Award to: Pablo Estevez


2019 CIS Outstanding Early Career Award to: Erik Cambria


2019 IEEE CIS Outstanding Chapter Award to: IEEE CIS San Diego Chapter


2019 CIS Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation award to: Ran Cheng  


2019 IEEE TNNLS Outstanding Paper Award to:

Tong Wang, Huijun Gao, and Jianbin Qiu, for the paper entitled "A Combined Adaptive Neural Network and Nonlinear Model Predictive Control for Multirate Networked Industrial Process Control,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 416-425, February 2016.


2019 IEEE TFS Outstanding Paper Award to:

Mahardhika Pratama, Jie Lu, and Guangquan Zhang for the paper entitled “Evolving Type-2 Fuzzy Classifier”, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 574-589, 2016.


2019 IEEE TEVC Outstanding Paper Award to:

Abhishek Gupta, Yew Soon Ong and Liang Feng for the paper entitled “Multifactorial Evolution: Toward Evolutionary Multitasking”, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 343-357, 2016.


2019 IEEE TCDS Outstanding Paper Award to:

Hande Celikkanat, Guner Orhan, Nicolas Pugeault, Frank Guerin, Erol Şahin, and Sinan Kalkan, for the paper entitled Learning Context on a Humanoid Robot Using Incremental Latent Dirichlet Allocation, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems (IEEE TCDS), vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 42-59, 2016.


2019 IEEE CIM Outstanding Paper Award to:

Jun Hu, Huajin Tang, Kay Chen Tan and Haizhou Li, for the paper entitled "How the Brain Formulates Memory: A Spatio-Temporal Model," IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 56-68, May 2016.

Call for CIS Award Nominations

The IEEE Computational Intelligence Society annually recognizes significant contributions and meritorious service in the field of computational intelligence. The 2018 deadline for nominations for Awards of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society has already passed. The next call for nominations will be open early 2019.

The IEEE Computational Intelligence Society's awards recognize excellent achievements and outstanding volunteers in the field. Here is a list of the current awards: IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award (awarded by IEEE), Neural Networks Pioneer Award, Fuzzy Systems Pioneer Award, Evolutionary Computation Pioneer Award, Meritorious Service Award, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games Outstanding Paper Award, Computational Intelligence Magazine Outstanding Paper Award, Outstanding Chapter Award, Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award, Outstanding Organization Award and the Outstanding Early Career Award.

If you have any questions regarding any of our awards recognition or would like to just find out more information, please feel free to contact me at:


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