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Awards

The following is a list of research projects funded by various national and international bodies, secured by Insight
researchers through the leveraging of the SFI Centres funding. On this page current projects are listed exclusively.

  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Runners up in the Demo Awards at the 9th International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference in Tempe, Arizona, USA
    Awarding Body
    9th International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference
    Year
    2019
    Awardee
    David Azcona
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Best Poster Award 2019
    Awarding Body
    Royal Society of Chemistry
    Year
    2019
    Awardee
    Jessica Gunnoo
  • Awarding Body
    DCU
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Dermot Diamond
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    Children’s Research Network PhD Symposium - Best Oral Award for Moving Well Being Well: Getting Ireland’s Children Moving.
    Awarding Body
    UCD
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
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    The Mark Everingham Prize is an award given yearly by the Technical Committee on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TCPAMI) of the IEEE Computer Society at the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) or the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) to commemorate the late Mark Everingham, "one of the rising stars of computer vision", and to encourage others to follow in his footsteps by acting to further progress in the computer vision community as a whole.
    Awarding Body
    Technical Committee on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TCPAMI)
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Alan Smeaton
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    David Azcona, in collaboration with a team from the University of Arizona, was awarded 4th Place and the Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Award for their project on Fire detection powered by AI by combining surveillance drone capabilities with concepts of deep learning to create software that detects early-stage wildfires at the 2018 US Microsoft Imagine Cup.
    Awarding Body
    Microsoft
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    David Azcona
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    Awarding Body
    Student Union
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Andrea Visentin
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    The 2018 IEEE Computer Society PAMI Mark Everingham Prize has been awarded jointly to Alan Smeaton, Wessel Kraaij, Paul Over and George Awad for “the TRECVid Video Retrieval Evaluation 2003-2018 (datasets and workshops).” The Prize was presented at the biennial European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) in Munich, Germany, on 12th September 2018.
    Awarding Body
    IEEE
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Alan Smeaton
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    Stephen Behan was awarded the Best Oral Presentation at the Children’s Research Network PhD Symposium held in UCD on the 24th August 2018.
    Awarding Body
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Stephen Behan
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    Jacek Wasilweski (superisor: Neil Hurley) was awarded the ‘James Chen – Best Student Paper Award’ at the 26thACM UMAP conference.
    Awarding Body
    ACM-UMAP
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Jacek Wasilewski
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    Rob Argent, Louise Brennan & Dominic O’Connor won the Health Hack competition at Participatory Health Informatics, which was held in Seville, Spain, last week. Their winning entry was called BEAMS, based on an innovative balance monitoring system for MS patients.
    Awarding Body
    University of Seville
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Rob Argent
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    Best Poster Award (first prize) awarded 20th June 2018 to Jessica Gunnoo for her poster titled "Colorimetric sensing of volatiles from human breath and skin" at the Analytical Research Forum 2018, Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, London.
    Awarding Body
    Royal Society of Chemistry
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Jessica Gunnoo
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Aaron Duane and Cathal Gurrin, in collaboration with Wolfgang Hurst (University of Utrecht) won the inaugural Lifelog Search Challenge at ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval 2018 (ICMR 2018) in Yokohama, Japan. The Lifelog Search Challenge is an interactive competition, founded by Cathal and Duc-Tien Dang-Nguyen in which research groups compete against each other in front of a live audience of conference attendees, to find the answers to eighteen challenging information needs from a large multimodal lifelog.
    Awarding Body
    ACM ICMR 2018
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Aaron Duane
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Best Student Paper
    Awarding Body
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Mesut Kaya
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    Alan Smeaton, Cathal Gurrin, Jiang Zhou and Aaron Duane along with collaborators from University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand and Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA were awarded the 2017 Best Publication award by the ISBNPA e- and m-Health SIG for their paper Children’s everyday exposure to food marketing: an objective analysis using wearable cameras (doi: 10.1186/s12966-017-0570-3).
    Awarding Body
    ISBNPA e- and m-Health SIG
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Alan Smeaton
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Colm was awarded a €400 travel bursary by the European Biophysical Societies' Association, to attend the "The Fifth Edition of The International Conference on Analytical and Nanoanalytical Methods for Biomedical and Environmental Sciences (IC-ANMBES 2018)" and present his talk entitled: "Boronic Acids for the Generation of Responsive Hydrogels".
    Awarding Body
    EBSA
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Colm Delaney
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    Larisa was awarded a €400 travel bursary by the European Biophysical Societies' Association(EBSA), to attend the "The Fifth Edition of The International Conference on Analytical and Nanoanalytical Methods for Biomedical and Environmental Sciences (IC-ANMBES 2018)" and present her talk entitled: "Novel Photo-responsive Structures for microSensors and microActuators"
    Awarding Body
    EBSA
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Larisa Florea
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    Best Paper Award
    Awarding Body
    ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Derek Bridge
  • Awarding Body
    Thirty-First International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Mesut Kaya
  • Details of Award / Distinction
    Prof. Dermot Diamond was awarded the 2018 CASi (Conference for Analytical Sciences in Ireland) Mentorship Award.
    Awarding Body
    CASI 2018
    Year
    2018
    Awardee
    Dermot Diamond

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