2019 Award Recipients


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.