- Submission Guidelines (Deadline: March 24, 2017)
2016 Award to Dr. Suresh Garimella, who gave an invited talk at ITherm 2016.
The ITherm Achievement Award, first instituted in 1996, is presented in recognition of significant contributions made in thermal and thermomechanical management of electronics. The Award, to be presented at the ITherm Banquet includes a memento, a plaque, and an honorarium. Travel, conference registration, and lodging will be complimentary. The recipient is expected to attend ITherm and present an Invited Lecture on the topic of their choosing. The recipient is selected by an Award Committee comprised of the ITherm Executive Committee (past ITherm General Chairs), the Conference General Chair, and the Conference Program Chair(s). If any of the committee members listed below are Award nominees, they will be excused from the selection process. The Committee will be chaired by a member of the ITherm Executive Committee, appointed by the Conference General Chair.
The selection criteria (weightage in parentheses) include the following:
PIONEERING electronics thermal/thermomechanical research contributions (33%); SUSTAINED electronics thermal/thermomechanical research contributions (33%); SERVICE to the electronics thermal/thermo-mechanical management community and SUPPORT of ITherm-related activities (33%). These criteria will be publicized on the ITherm website and communicated via email to various mailing lists.
The nomination package should include: NOMINATION letter no longer than 2 pages; listing key accomplishments and basis for nomination;
LETTERS of support (up to four letters may be submitted)
Nominations will be considered active for the year in which they were submitted and the two subsequent award cycles (four additional years). Nominators will be contacted during every cycle to see if they would like to avail of the additional cycles of eligibility for their nominee.
These requirements will be publicized on the ITherm website and communicated via email to various mailing lists.
Nominations will be submitted to the Committee Chair by a stated deadline in the month of March of the year of the conference.
APPROVED AT SAN DIEGO ITHERM 2002 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING 5/29/02
Please send the nomination letter (and support letters) to any of the co-chairs listed below: ITherm 2017 Achievement Award:
Prof. Sushil H. Bhavnani, Chair, email@example.com
Department of Mechanical Engineering
1418C Wiggins Hall
Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849-5341 USA
(334)844-3303 (voice); (334)844-3307 (fax)
Dr. Koneru Ramakrishna, Co-chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
IC Package Development
CIRRUS LOGIC, Inc.
800 W. Sixth St.
Austin, TX 78701 USA
Past winners include:
2016 - Suresh Garimella
2014 - Dereje Agonafer
2012 - Yogendra Joshi
2010 - Bahgat Sammakia
2008 - Roger R. Schmidt
2006 - Robert J. Moffat
2004 - M. Michael Yovanovich
2002 - Aurthur E. Bergles
2000 - Wataru Nakayama
1998 - Avram Bar-Cohen
1996 - Richard C. Chu