The HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers 2022

The HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for
Young Engineers/Researchers 2022

 

Submission Deadline Extended to:
5:00 pm, 28 March 2022, Hong Kong Time

(Submission Closed)

 

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 worldwide aged 35 or below to publish their works and advance in their professional fields and to promote engineering advancement.

 

Eligibility

  • Sole or first author aged 35 or below, from local and overseas, on the closing date of submission.
  • In the event of extension of submission deadline, author’s age will be considered according to the date of the original submission deadline (i.e. on 7 March 2022).

 

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 respective discipline of the Panel of Judges.
  • Shortlisted papers will be further reviewed by the Panel of Judges.
  • The Panel of Judges will conclude the final result.
     

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
    School of Energy and Environment
    City University of Hong Kong
  • Ir CHANG Chung Hung David
    Chairman, Journal Editorial Committee
  • Ir Dr FONG Kwong Fai Square
    Associate Professor
    Division of Building, Science and Technology, College of Engineering
    City University of Hong Kong

  • Ir Prof HUANG Guo Quan George
    Chair Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering
    Head of Department, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
    The University of Hong Kong
  • Ir LEE Chi Chuen Alexis
    Director
    Ove Arup & Partners HK Ltd
  • Ir Dr LEUNG Hung Fat Frank
    Associate Professor
    Department of Electronic and Information Engineering
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ir Prof LO Sai Huen Daniel
    Professor
    Department of Civil Engineering
    The University of Hong Kong
  • Ir Dr SU Kai Leung Ray
    Associate Professor
    Department of Civil Engineering
    The University of Hong Kong
  • Ir Dr TSANG Kim Fung
    Associate Professor
    Department of Electronic Engineering
    City University of Hong Kong
     

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. Awards will be presented in the Prize Presentation Ceremony to be held in September 2022 (final arrangement to be confirmed)
  • A Public Lecture will be held in Hong Kong for awardees to present their papers tentatively in Q4 2022
  • The awarded and shortlisted papers will be published in the HKIE Transactions (Special Issue) in December 2022
     

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 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,
28 March 2022 (Monday)
(Hong Kong Time)
Extended deadline for submission
July 2022 Subject to referees' comments, authors may need to revise their papers for the reviewing process
August 2022 Announcement of results
  • The list of awarded paper(s) will be announced through the HKIE website;
    Awardee(s) will be notified individually
  • The awarding sole or first author will be invited to attend the Prize Presentation Ceremony
  • Arrangement will be made for the awarding sole or first author to speak at the Public Lecture which will be held in Hong Kong
  • Additional information including the CV, biography and photo of author, has to be submitted for publishing in HKIE Transactions (Special Issue)
Q4 2022
(Final arrangement to be confirmed)

Prize Presentation Ceremony and Public Lecture 


Enquiries

The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Corporate Communications Section
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 Award.
  2. Application form should be completed, signed and submitted by the sole or first author.
  3. The sole or first author of the awarded paper will be invited to receive the prize at the Prize Presentation Ceremony and make a presentation at the Public Lecture which will be held in Hong Kong. Each author (including the sole or first author and co-authors) will receive a certificate for each awarded paper.
  4. The Panel of Judges of the Award reserves all the right on the final decision including not to make any Award. The Panel’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

 

Downloads

- Poster

- Instruction for Authors

- Application Form

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