HKIE Awards
The HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers 2019 (Result updated)

The HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for
Young Engineers/Researchers 2019

(Deadline: 5:00pm, 15 March 2019, Hong Kong Time)

 

The HKIE Transactions Committee is pleased to announce that the HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers 2019 is now open for submission. This is the 14th consecutive year the Institution has organised the Award. It is our ultimate goal to provide a platform for local and overseas young engineers and researchers to share and exhibit their accomplishments in various engineering fields.

 

Aims

  • To encourage young engineers and researchers to publish their works and develop in their professional fields
  • To promote the engineering advancement among the younger generation

Eligibility

  • First author aged 35 or below on the closing date of submission
  • Local and overseas sole author or first author of a co-authored paper

 

Judging Criteria

Papers will be judged according to the following criteria:

  1. Innovation and originality
  2. Presentation including Paper Organisation, Methodology, Critical Analysis, Quality, Style, Sources and Language
  3. Impact and significance of paper

 

Selection Process

  • Each paper will normally be reviewed by two referees assigned by the Judges
  • Shortlisted papers will be further reviewed by the Judges
  • Result will be finalised by the Panel of Judges
     

Panel of Judges

  • Ir Prof CHAN Tat Leung
    Professor
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ir CHANG Chung Hung David
    Chairman, Journal Editorial Committee
  • Ir Dr CHENG Lee Ming
    Associate Professor
    Department of Electronic Engineering
    City University of Hong Kong
  • Ir Dr CHENG Yung Ming
    Associate Professor
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ir Prof CHEUNG Chi Fai Benny
    Professor
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ir Dr LEUNG Hung Fat Frank
    Associate Professor
    Department of Electronic and Information Engineering
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ir Prof LEUNG Kwok Hi Michael
    Professor and Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies)
    School of Energy and Environment
    City University of Hong Kong
  • Ir Prof LO Sai Huen Daniel
    Professor
    Department of Civil Engineering
    The University of Hong Kong
  • Ir IP Tat Yan
    Senior Manager – ENV Affairs
    The Hong Kong Electric Co. Limited
  • Ir Dr LAU Chi Keung
    Director
    James Lau & Associated Limited
     

Prizes

  • Up to three Awards will be given
  • Each prize comprises a plaque and certificate(s) and a cash prize of HK$5,000 for each awarded paper
  • A Public Lecture will be organised for awardees to present their winning papers in September 2019 in Hong Kong
  • All awarded and shortlisted papers will be published in HKIE Transactions (Special Issue)
     

Submission

  • Conform to the style and format requirements of papers for HKIE Transactions.
    Please refer to the Instruction for Authors for details
  • Paper submitted should be an original work and has not been published or is not under consideration for publication elsewhere
  • All entries to the Award would also be treated as submissions to HKIE Transactions
  • Each entry should be submitted via the HKIE Transactions ScholarOne Manuscripts site at:
    http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/thie
    New users should first create an account. Once logged on to the site, submissions should be made via the Author Centre. For details on the manuscript submissions, please refer to the ScholarOne Manuscripts site
  • Each entry should include the paper in electronic format and a completed Application Form
     

Schedule

On/before 5:00pm
15 March 2019 (Friday)
(Hong Kong Time)
Deadline for submission
July 2019 Subject to referees' comments, authors may need to revise their papers for the final selection of awarded paper(s)
August 2019 Announcement of the awardees
  • The award list will be announced on the HKIE website
    (All entrants will be notified by email following the announcement)
  • Awardees will be notified individually on the arrangement for the Public Lecture to be held in Hong Kong
  • Additional information, i.e. shortlisted author's CV, photo and biography, is to be submitted for publishing in HKIE Transactions (Special Issue)
September 2019
(tentative)

Prize Presentation Ceremony and Public Lecture on awarded papers in Hong Kong

Enquiries

For further information and enquiries, please contact
Corporate Communications Section
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Tel: (852) 2830 9067    Fax: (852) 2882 6825
Email: hkietransactions@hkie.org.hk

 

Remarks

  1. Both HKIE members and non-HKIE members are welcome to submit papers to the captioned Award.
  2. Applicant who completes, submits and signs the application form will be acknowledged as the first author of the submitted paper.
  3. Only the first author (i.e. the awardee) of the awarded paper will be invited to receive the prize at the Prize Presentation Ceremony and the Public Lecture in Hong Kong; and each author (including the first author and co-authors) will receive a certificate.
  4. The Panel of Judges of the Award reserves all the right on the final decision including not to make any Award.
  5. The Panel's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Awardees outside Hong Kong will be reimbursed for the cost of an economy airfare to attend the Prize Presentation Ceremony and the Public Lecture in Hong Kong. Subject to its approval, the Institution will also arrange suitable accommodation for the awardees in Hong Kong.

 

Downloads

- Poster
- Instruction for Authors
- Application Form
- Result
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