The HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers 2024

The HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for
Young Engineers/Researchers 2024

 

Submission Deadline: 5:00 pm, 4 March 2024 (Hong Kong Time)

 

The HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers is an international paper award organised by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) to encourage young engineers and researchers aged 35 or below worldwide to develop innovations and technologies, publish their achievements, as well as to promote the engineering profession among the younger generation.

 

Eligibility

Sole or first author of a co-authored paper aged 35 or below, from local and overseas, on the closing date of submission. (In the event of extension of submission deadline, the age requirement based on the original closing date of submission remains unchanged i.e. on 4 March 2024)

 

Judging criteria

All submissions will be judged according to the following criteria:

  • Innovation and originality;
  • Impact and significance;
  • Presentation including paper organisation, methodology, critical analysis, quality, style, sources and language use

 

Selection process

  • Each paper will be reviewed by two referees assigned by the judge of the respective discipline of the Panel of Judges. 
  • Papers might be further reviewed by the panel of judges for consideration.
  • The panel of judges will conclude the final results. 
     

Panel of Judges

The editorial panel of the HKIE Transactions forms the panel of judges of the Award:

  • Ir Prof LEUNG Kwok Hi Michael (Chairman)
    Professor
    Chair Professor
    School of Energy and Environment
    City University of Hong Kong
  • Ir Prof George G Q HUANG
    Chair Professor of Smart Manufacturing
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ir Prof Jun YANG
    Professor
    Department of Civil Engineering
    The University of Hong Kong
  • Ir Dr Square K F FONG
    Associate Professor
    Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
    City University of Hong Kong
  • Ir Dr Ivan W H HO
    Associate Professor
    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ir Dr SU Kai Leung Ray
    Associate Professor
    Department of Civil Engineering
    The University of Hong Kong
  • Ir Dr TSANG Kim Fung
    Associate Professor (Retired)
    Department of Electronic Engineering
    City University of Hong Kong

 

Prizes

  • Up to three Awards will be given 
  • Each awarded paper will be awarded a plaque, certificate(s) and a cash prize in a total amount of HK$5,000.  Awards will be presented at the prize presentation ceremony in Hong Kong tentatively scheduled for September 2024 (final arrangements to be confirmed)
  • A public lecture will be held in Hong Kong for the sole or first authors of the awarded papers to present their research accomplishments in Q4 2024 (final arrangements to be confirmed)
  • The awarded and shortlisted papers will be published in the HKIE Transactions (Award  Issue) in December 2024

 

Submission

  • All submissions should be original works and have not been published or are not under consideration for publication elsewhere
  • All paper submissions should be written in English
  • All entries to the Award would also be treated as submissions to the 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 and make submission via the Author Centre
  • For the style and format requirements of papers for HKIE Transactions, please refer to the Instruction for Authors for details
  • All submissions should be submitted together with a completed Application Form downloaded from this webpage via the HKIE Transactions ScholarOne Manuscripts site
     

Schedule

5:00 pm,
4 March 2024 (Monday)
(Hong Kong Time)
Deadline for submission
July 2024 Subject to referees' comments, authors may need to revise their papers for the reviewing process
August 2024 Announcement of results
  • The list of awarded paper(s) will be announced through the HKIE website;
    Awardee(s) will be notified individually
  • The awarded sole or first author(s) will be invited to attend the prize presentation ceremony
  • Arrangements will be made for the awarded sole or first author(s) to speak at the public lecture which will be held in Hong Kong
  • Additional information including the CV, biography and photo of the author(s), has to be submitted for publishing in the Award Issue of the HKIE Transactions
Q4 2024
(Final arrangements to be confirmed)

Prize presentation ceremony and public lecture


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. In the event of extension of submission deadline, the age requirement based on the original closing date of submission remains unchanged.
  3. The applicant who completes, submits and signs the application form will be acknowledged as the sole or first author of the submitted paper.
  4. The panel of judges of the Award reserves all rights regarding the final decision including the right not to make any award. The panel’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

 

Downloads

- Poster

- Application Form

(Please refer to HKIE Transactions website for the latest update of the engineering sub-categories for award submission.)

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