The following are the award categories for iCHE2024:

1. Best Practical Paper

In order to be considered for the Award, nominated paper must meet the following conditions:

1) Social Effectiveness and Impact

  • Economic benefit to the community – stimulation of economic growth, improvements in lifestyle, amenity etc.
  • Impact on traffic flow – reduced congestion, delays etc.
  • Impact on road safety – reduced road trauma (fatalities, injuries etc.).

2) Technical Excellence

  • Innovation in design, construction, materials quality etc.
  • Problem solving
  • Cost-effectiveness

3) Environmental Friendliness/Awareness

  • Environmental impact
  • Reduced greenhouse gas emissions, noise, land acquisition etc.

2. Best Innovation Paper

The Award Selection Committee shall make the selection based on the following criteria:

  • Being original or innovative application of the ICT technology.
  • Being a newly developed or innovative technique, solution, service, or business model.
  • Being successful in the service, concept, or product it provided.
  • Making contributions to society, economy, and sustainability.
  • Being innovative for Big Data application.
  • Being a system with high efficiency and reliability.
  • Promoting the effectiveness of maintenance.
  • Making contributions to the growth of emerging industries.
  • Promoting safety and effectiveness for road operation.
  • Promoting effectiveness for energy saving and carbon reduction.

3. Young Professional Award

1) Authors who submit papers for iCHE 2024 are invited to nominate for the Young Professional Award if they meet the following conditions:

  • The author must be under 35 years of age at the time of the submission of the paper. Where there is more than one author, only the first named author must be under 35 years of age.
  • The author must be able to give an oral presentation at the Conference.
  • The paper must not have been published elsewhere in the same form.

2) Papers are judged according to the following criteria:

  • Originality: level of academic or theoretical work and/or practical application
  • Level of innovation: creativity in adaptability/modification of existing practice
  • Technical excellence: high level of technical accuracy and standard of reporting, including ease of understanding relevance to region.