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May 2019
On May 21 2019 during the I2MTC, the 2019 IEEE Past President Prof. James A. Jeffieries presented Professor Alan Finkel with the prestigious 2019 IEEE Joseph F. Keithley Award in Instrumentation and Measurement. Alan also delivered an outstanding keynote for the conference. We are proud of the contributions and support that our technical committee members provide to the Instrumentation and Measurement Society.
 
Further to that, the President of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, Max Cortner, presented the 2018 Outstanding Technical Committee Award to our technical committee. Ye Chow received the award on our behalf.
 
 
 
February 2019
The IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society flagship conference I2MTC will take place between 20-23 May 2019, Auckland New Zealand. Out of the 15 members of our TC, 10 contributed heavily in the organization of I2MTC as the general co-chairs, technical program co-chairs, special session co-chairs, keynote speaker, tutorial speaker, special session organiser etc. We are very proud to serve the Instrumentation and Measurement Society this year, and will continue to contribute in all its future conferences through our activities.
 
November 2018

Congratulations to Dr Arvind Rajan for the conferral of the Doctor of Philosophy degree by Monash University for the thesis "Moment-Based Uncertainty Propagation Using Multivariate Polynomials: Advances in Probabilistic Engineering Design". TC-32 wishes him all the very best for his career and all future endeavours.

 
 
October 2018

The TC-32 is inviting the participants of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society (IMS) New Zealand Chapter 2-Day Annual Workshop on Smart Sensors, Measurements and Instrumentation for Health, Food, Agriculture, Environment and Security (September 6-7, 2018) to submit the extended version of their presentations at the Workshop to the Special Issue on I&M of the International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications (IJISTA) published  by the Inderscience Publishers.

The call for Submissions is also open to the IEEE I&M Society members researching in the areas of Smart, Sensors, Measurements and Instrumentation for Health, Food, Agriculture, Environment and Security.

The Journal Website is https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijista. You may download the call for papers from here.

The extended deadline for the submissions is January 14, 2019. The Editors of the Special Issue are:  Dr Y. C. Kuang (TC-32 Chair); Assoc. Prof. G. Sen Gupta (TC-32 Co-Chair), Assoc. Prof. M. P.L. Ooi (TC-32 Secretary), Prof. S. Demidenko (TC-32 past Chair).

 

August 2018

TC-32 is proud to be a host organizer of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society (IMS) New Zealand Chapter 2-Day Annual Workshop on Smart Sensors, Measurements and Instrumentation for Health, Food, Agriculture, Environment and Security. The event details are as follows:

 
Date: September 6-7, 2018
Venue: AH3 & AH4, Massey University, Palmerston North.
 
The workshop Chair is Associate Professor Gourab Sen Gupta (IEEE I&M Society TC-32 Co-Chair). The Call for Participation is attached (click here).
 

July 2018

The TC-32 is proud to be playing a pivotal role in the upcoming 2019 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC) in Auckland, New Zeland, through its members. The following members of TC-32 will be serving in the organizing committee of the 2019 IEEE I2MTC:
 
  • Gourab Sen Gupta - General Co-Chair
  • Serge Demidenko - General Co-Chair
  • Melanie Ooi - Technical Program Co-Chair
  • Vincenzo Piuri - Technical Program Co-Chair
  • Adam Osseiran - Special Session Co-Chair and Australia Liaison
 

June 2018

Congratulations to the eminent member of the TC-32 Dr Alan S. Finkel - the recipient of the 2019 IEEE Joseph F. Keithley Award in Instrumentation and Measurement for his contributions to high-speed, accurate measurement of electrical transmission in the brain and other biological cells. The prestigious IEEE Joseph F. Keithley Award is administered by IEEE Awards Board to pay tribute to technical professionals whose exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions have made a lasting impact on technology, society, and the engineering profession. The TC-32 is very proud of this outstanding achievement of Dr Finkel and would like to wish him to continue his productive and impactful professional activities.
 
 
May 2018

Congratulations to Mr Arvind Rajan for successfully completing the research attachment with Massey University with the support of 2017 I&M Society Graduate Fellowship Award, and presenting the results at the 2018 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC) in Houston, Texas.

 
Aug 2017

Associate Professor Gourab Sen Gupta has been appointed as the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society AdCom Member for 2018-2021.

 

May 2017

Congratulations to Professor Serge N. Demidenko for receiving the 2017 IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement (I&M) Society Distinguish Service Award, and Mr Arvind Rajan for receiving the 2017 I&M Society Graduate Fellowship Award at the 2017 I2MTC held in Torino, Italy.

Professor Serge N. Demidenko (left) and Associate Professor Ye Chow Kuang (middle) are receiving the award on behalf of Mr Arvind Rajan from the IEEE IMS President, Professor Ruth Dyer (right)

 

Feb 2017

Associate Professor Gourab Sen Gupta will be the primary representative of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society to the IEEE Sensors Council for 2017

 

Dec 2016

TC-32 congratulates its members on the recent IEEE appointments by the Board of Directors:

(1) Appointment of Professor Serge Demidenko into the IEEE Fellow Committee 2017 and IEEE Conferences Committee 2017-2018

(2) Appointment of Associate Professor Melanie Ooi into the IEEE Public Visibility Committee 2017-2018

Furthermore, Associate Professor Gourab Sen Gupta will serve as in the 2017 SAS Steering Committee, and has been made Member of the IEEE Joseph F. Keithley Award in Instrumentation and Measurement Committee.

 

Nov 2016

The 2019 I2MTC will be organised in Auckland, New Zealand. Associate Professor Gourab Sen Gupta and Professor Serge Demidenko, our TC-32 co-chair and past chair has been successful in their conference bid package. Congratulations to both! 

 

June 2016

TC-32 is proud to announce the Fellowship elevation of one of its members, Dr. Melanie Ooi, within Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). She is one of the youngest female Fellows of IET, having been elevated before her 35th birthday.

 

May 2016

Congratulations to TC-32 member Dr Lorenzo Ciani, who received the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year 2015 Award for his contribution to the advancement of instrumentation and measurement in the field of reliability analysis and to Associate Professor Melanie Ooi, who was appointed as Distinguished Lecturer of the IMS Distinguished Lecturer of the Program for 2016-2017.

Lorenzo (left) pictured here receiving his award from the IEEE IMS President, Prof. Ruth Dyer

TC-32 members Mr Arvind Rajan, Associate Professor Gourab Sen Gupta, Associate Professor Melanie Ooi, Dr Lorenzo Ciani and Dr Ye Chow Kuang after the Awards Ceremony at I2MTC’2016 in Taiwan.

 

January 2016

Congratulations to our distinguished member of TC-32, Professor Dr. Alan Finkel, the next Chief Scientist of Australia who has just received the IET Mountbatten Medal in recognition of his work in science, technology, education, entrepreneurship and philanthrophy. 

Dr. Alan Finkel receiving the IET Mountbatten Medal
 
Some members of TC-32 during the IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium 2014 in New Zealand, where Dr. Finkel was the keynote speaker.
 
 
October 2015
The Prime Minister of Australia, Mr. Malcolm Turnbull has just announced the appointment of Dr. Alan Finkel as the next Chief Scientist of Australia. Sincere congratulations to our distinguished colleague and technical committee member, and we look forward to the the development of science and technology in Australia in the coming year.

Alan (right) pictured here with the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

 

May 2015

Sincere congratulations to a member of our technical committee, Dr. Melanie Ooi, who has just been awarded the Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year 2014 in Pisa, Italy this month for leadership and innovation in industry-focused engineering education and research in electronic test technology.

Melanie (right) pictured here receiving her award from the IEEE IMS President, Prof. Reza Zoughi