Itek Award

Basis of Selection

This award recognizes an outstanding original student publication in the field of imaging science or engineering published in a Society journal (JIST or JEI) during the preceding calendar year. The paper must comprise a significant contribution in the field of imaging and must conform to high standards of technical and scientific writing.

Note: Prior to the 2009 award cycle, this award was not restricted to IS&T journals.

Eligibility

Both IS&T members and non-members are eligible. The lead author must have been a full- or part-time student in an accredited institution at the time the work presented in the paper was performed.

Frequency of Award

Not more than one per year; co-authors are named as joint recipients.

Form of Award

An engraved plaque and $500 cash prize for the primary author and certificates for co-authors are given to recipients of this award.

Past Recipients

  • 2021 Ran Liu
  • 2021 Miao Xu
  • 2021 Yanzhen Zhang
  • 2021 Eli Peli
  • 2021 Alex D. Hwang
  • 2020 Ibragim R. Atadjanov
  • 2020 Seugkyu Lee
  • 2019 Maikon Nascimento
  • 2019 Jing Li
  • 2019 Dileepan Joseph
  • 2018 Fangyan Zhang
  • 2018 Song Zhang
  • 2018 Pak Chung Wong
  • 2017 Prakhar Amba
  • 2017 Jèrôme Dias
  • 2017 David Alleysson
  • 2016 Neda Milić
  • 2016 Miklós Hoffmann
  • 2016 Tibor Tómács
  • 2016 Dragoljub Novaković
  • 2016 Branko Milosavljević
  • 2015 Marcos Esterman
  • 2015 Alvaro J. Rojas Arciniegas
  • 2014 Diana Gregor-Svetec
  • 2014 Ales Hladnik
  • 2014 Silva König
  • 2014 Tadeja Muck
  • 2013 Thomas Boland
  • 2013 Polette Cortez
  • 2013 Carmelo De Maria
  • 2013 Navina Günther
  • 2013 Julio Rincon
  • 2013 Maria Yanez
  • 2012 Michael Bäcker
  • 2012 Jan Bennewitz
  • 2012 Raiden Cobas
  • 2012 Maria de la Sierra Arjona
  • 2012 Martina Falter
  • 2012 Bartek A. Glowacki
  • 2012 Xavier Granados
  • 2012 Simon C. Hopkins
  • 2012 Xavier Obradors
  • 2012 Teresa Puig
  • 2012 Susagna Ricart
  • 2012 Marta Vilardell
  • 2011 Jan Allebach
  • 2011 Pilsung Choe
  • 2011 Chulwoo Kim
  • 2011 Roy Kumontoy
  • 2011 Xinran Lehto
  • 2011 Mark Lehto
  • 2011 Sugani Leman
  • 2011 Kainlu Low
  • 2011 Kristen Oldenburger
  • 2011 Maria Ortiz Segovia
  • 2011 Hyung Jun Park
  • 2011 Hector Santos-Villalobos
  • 2009 Seo Young Choi
  • 2009 M. Ronnier Luo
  • 2009 Michael R. Pointer
  • 2009 Peter A. Rhodes
  • 2008 Scott J. Daly
  • 2008 Xiao-fan Feng
  • 2008 Feng Li
  • 2008 Ibrahim Sezan
  • 2007 Veronika Chovancova-Lovell
  • 2006 Takashi Makino
  • 2005 Katri Vikman
  • 2004 Jingqiang "Dylan" Li
  • 2004 Hirokazu Yoshikawa
  • 2003 Richard Lean
  • 2000 Kimiyoshi Miyata
  • 1999 Angela Farrah Marks
  • 1998 Francisco Hideki Imai
  • 1997 Stefan Gustavson
  • 1996 Shixin Zhou
  • 1995 Jorg Heieck
  • 1994 Darren Lawless
  • 1993 Wei-Hsin Hou
  • 1992 Toshio Enokida
  • 1990 Paiboon Tangyunyong
  • 1987 Gerald Hegenbart
  • 1985 Kristina M. Johnson
  • 1984 Jose A. Bencomo
  • 1982 Bruce K. Furman
  • 1980 Gian Burge
  • 1979 Carl Vybomy
  • 1978 Robert Chung
  • 1977 G. Tyler
  • 1976 David B. Kay
  • 1975 Charles Reich
  • 1974 John S. Wei
  • 1973 Ludwig Scherlowski
  • 1971 Joel E. Gray
  • 1968 David W. Latham