TCRTS Outstanding Technical Achievement and Leadership Award – Call for Nominations

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing to you to solicit your nominations for the Outstanding Technical Achievement and Leadership Award. This award is an annual award given by the IEEE Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems (TCRTS) to recognize individuals for their technical achievements and leadership in Real-Time Computing. The award will be presented to the recipient at the IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS) 2018. More information about the award can be found at:

I am the Chair of 2018 TCRTS award committee. A nomination should be made via a letter of support enumerating the reasons for the nomination. The letter of support should be sent by e-mail to me at no later than April 4, 2018 12:00 GMT. The subject field of the email should be: “Nomination of 2018 TCRTS award.”

The criteria for nominations are as follows: Nominees for this award should have a clear record of impact within the real-time systems community. Such impact may have been demonstrated in a variety of ways, including influential publications in real-time computing, leadership roles with respect to organizing real-time events and initiatives, keynote talks at key venues, etc.

Please note that the current Chair (Chenyang Lu) and Vice-Chair (Luis Almeida) of the IEEE TCRTS are not eligible for the award.

Thank you in advance!

Yours sincerely,
Wei Zhao
Chair of 2018 TCRTS Award Committee