This award is to recognize on a yearly basis a highly influential and impacting student article published at IEEE Transactions on Biometrics Behavior and Identity Science (TBIOM) in the preceding two calendar years.
Eligibility: Authors of an original paper published in the T-BIOM in the preceding two calendar years with respect to the year when the nominations are submitted are eligible for the IEEE Biometrics Council Best Student Paper Award. The first author of the paper should be a student at the time of paper submission. Current members of the IEEE Biometrics Council Awards Committee are ineligible. Self-nominations will not be accepted. Only those nominations that are received by the deadline, as stated in the yearly call published on the council’s website, are eligible. The date of publication in a T-BIOM volume is the date of publication for a paper and early access dates are not considered. Note: There is another best paper award given each year by the same award committee (IEEE Biometrics Council Best Paper Award) and it will be ensured that the same paper is not awarded twice in a given calendar year. Eligibility and Selection process shall comply with procedures and regulation established in IEEE and Society/Council governing documents, particularly with IEEE Policy 4.4 on Awards Limitations.
Prize Items: This is a single annual award. A total honorarium of $1000 is equally split among the student co-authors and a certificate to each co-author. No travel allowances are provided.
Frequency: Annual. Award will be given only if a suitable awardee is identified.
Nominee Solicitation: Nominations will be solicited through the editorial board of the TBIOM and public announcement of the award. Any current member of the TBIOM editorial board and past member within the last three years can submit a nomination to the Award Committee. Self-nominations are not accepted. Nominations are not accepted from anybody else. Nominations should comply with IEEE Policies and restrictions on awards. Incidents of misconduct including, but not limited to, violations of IEEE’s publication policies, will be strongly considered by the awards committee and may be grounds for denial of an award or leadership position.
T-BIOM Best Student Paper Award Nomination Form (DOCX)
List of Recipients