[robotics-worldwide] [news] 2019 Technical Committee on Haptics (TCH) Early Career Award- nomination by Dec 15, 2018

Suvranu De des at rpi.edu
Fri Nov 23 21:02:21 PST 2018

It is our pleasure to announce the *2019 Technical Committee on Haptics
(TCH) Early Career Award*. With this award, TCH wants to recognize
outstanding contributions to t1he area of haptics by members of our
community who are in the earlier stages of their career.

All members of TCH who are within 10 years of receiving their doctoral
degree by *1/1/2019* and are in an untenured or non-permanent position are
eligible for the award. Applications are by nomination only; no
self-nominations will be entertained.

The deadline for nominations is *December 15, 2018*. The information
required includes:

(1) Letter of reference of nominator highlighting suitability of nominee (2
pages max).
(2) Brief biographical sketch of the applicant (4 pages max).

Please download these two forms from the TCH website
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send the completed nomination to  earlycareeraward at worldhaptics.org.

The selection of the awardee will be carried out by an independent committee
of experts in the area of haptics. The process will focus on the visible
impact on and major accomplishments in the area of haptics by the nominee.

Nominations will be handled by the Vice Chair of Awards.

Please do not hesitate to get in contact in case of additional questions.

With best regards,

Suvranu De (Vice Chair of Awards)
Claudio Pacchierotti (TCH Chair)

Suvranu De, Sc.D.
J. Erik Jonsson '22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Head, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Director, Center for Modeling, Simulation and Imaging in Medicine (CeMSIM)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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