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IET Premium Awards

The winners of the 2014 IET Premium (Best Paper) Awards are free to access on the IET Digital Library until August 2015.

Each year the IET awards a prize to the authors of the best paper published within the last two years in each of the IET’s journals. The winners of the 2014 IET Premium Awards are listed below and can be accessed freely on the IET Digital Library until August 2015.


Electronics Letters Premium Award
Moro, R., Agneessens, S., Rogier, H., Bozzi, M.
‘Wearable textile antenna in substrate integrated waveguide technology’, Electronics Letters, 2012, 48, (16), pp. 985–387


Micro & Nano Letters Premium Award
Zhang, X., Zhang, J., Zhou, D., Wang, G.
‘Electrodeposition method synthesise gold nanoparticles–Prussian blue–graphene nanocomposite and its application in electrochemical sensor for H2O2’, Micro & Nano Letters, 2012, 7, (1), pp. 60–63


IET Biometrics Premium Award
Biggio, B., Akhtar, Z., Fumera, G., Marcialis, G.L., Roli, F.
‘Security evaluation of biometric authentication systems under real spoofing attacks’, IET Biometrics, 2012, 1, (1), pp. 11–24


IET Circuits, Devices & Systems Premium Award
Castro-Carranza, A., Estrada, M., Nolasco, J.C., Cerdeira, A., Marsal, L.F., Iñíguez, B., Pallarès, J.
‘Organic thin-film transistor bias-dependent capacitance compact model in accumulation regime’, IET Circuits, Devices & Systems, 2012, 6, (2), pp. 130–135


IET Communications Premium Award
Shokri-Ghadikolaei, H., Abdi, Y., Nasiri-Kenari, M.
‘Analytical and learning-based spectrum sensing time optimisation in cognitive radio systems’, IET Communications, 2013, 7, (5), pp. 480–489


IET Computer Vision Premium Award
Niese, R., Al-Hamadi, A., Farag, A., Neumann, H., Michaelis, B.
‘Facial expression recognition based on geometric and optical flow features in colour image sequences’, IET Computer Vision, 2012, 6, (2), pp. 79–89


IET Computers & Digital Techniques Premium Award
Jovanović, Ž., Milutinović, V.
‘FPGA accelerator for floating-point matrix multiplication’, IET Computers & Digital Techniques, 2012, 6, (4), pp. 249–256


IET Control Theory and Applications Premium Award
Alexis, K., Nikolakopoulos, G., Tzes, A.
‘Model predictive quadrotor control: attitude, altitude and position experimental studies’, IET Control Theory and Applications, 2012, 6, (12), pp. 1812–1827


IET Electric Power Applications Premium Award
Zhao, W.X., Cheng, M., Chau, K.T., Chan, C.C.
‘Control and operation of fault-tolerant flux-switching permanent-magnet motor drive with second harmonic current injection’, IET Electric Power Applications, 2012, 6, (9), pp. 707–715


IET Electrical Systems in Transportation Premium Award
Chen, S.X., Gooi, H.B., Xia, N., Wang, M.Q.
‘Modelling of lithium-ion battery for online energy management systems’, IET Electrical Systems in Transportation, 2012, 2, (4), pp. 202–210


IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution Premium Award
Khan, H., Dasouki, S., Sreeram, V., Iu, H.H.C., Mishra, Y.
‘Universal active and reactive power control of electronically interfaced distributed generation sources in virtual power plants operating in gridconnected and islanding modes’, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 2013, 7, (8), pp. 885–897


IET Image Processing Premium Award
Yang, F., Lu, H., Zhang, W., Yang, G.
‘Visual tracking via bag of features’, IET Image Processing, 2012, 6, (2), pp. 115–128


IET Information Security Premium Award
Ge, A.-J., Ma, C.-G., Zhang, Z.-F.
‘Attribute-based signature scheme with constant size signature in the standard model’,IET Information Security, 2012, 6, (2), pp. 47–54


IET Intelligent Transport Systems Premium Award
Pascale, A., Nicoli, M., Deflorio, F., Dalla Chiara, B., Spagnolini, U.
‘Wireless sensor networks for traffic management and road safety’, IET Intelligent Transport Systems, 2012, 6, (1), pp. 67–66


IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation Premium Award
Olgun, U., Chen, C.-C., Volakis, J.L.
‘Design of an efficient ambient WiFi energy harvesting system’, IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, 2012, 6, (11), pp. 1200–1206


IET Nanobiotechnology Premium Award
Shalumon, K.T., Chennazhi, K.P., Tamura, H., Kawahara, K., Nair, S.V., Jayakumar, R.
‘Fabrication of three-dimensional nano, micro and micro/nano scaffolds of porous poly(lactic acid) by electrospinning and comparison of cell infiltration by Z-stacking/three-dimensional projection technique’, IET Nanobiotechnology, 2012, 6, (1), pp. 16–25


IET Networks Premium Award
Li, C.-S., Chao, H.-C.
‘IPv6 auto-configuration VANET cross layer design based on IEEE 1609’, IET Networks, 2012, 1, (4), pp. 199–206


IET Optoelectronics Premium Award
Aladeloba, A.O., Phillips, A.J., Woolfson, M.S.
‘Improved bit error rate evaluation for optically pre-amplified free-space optical communication systems in turbulent atmosphere’, IET Optoelectronics, 2012, 6, (1), pp. 26–33


IET Power Electronics Premium Award
Wojda, R.P., Kazimierczuk, M.K.
‘Winding resistance of litz-wire and multi-strand inductors’, IET Power Electronics, 2012,5, (2), pp. 257–268


IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation Premium Award
Ristic, B., Sherrah, J.
‘Bernoulli filter for joint detection and tracking of an extended object in clutter’, IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, 2013, 7, (1), pp. 26–35


IET Renewable Power Generation Premium Award
Ruiz-Rodriguez, F.J., Hernández, J.C., Jurado, F.
‘Probabilistic load flow for radial distribution networks with photovoltaic generators’, IET Renewable Power Generation, 2012, 6, (2), pp. 110–121


IET Science, Measurement & Technology Premium Award
Chang, L., Hu, B., Chang, G., Li, A.
‘Huber-based novel robust unscented Kalman filter’, IET Science, Measurement & Technology, 2012, 6, (6), pp. 502–509


IET Signal Processing Premium Award
Ding, F., Duan, H.
‘Two-stage parameter estimation algorithms for Box-Jenkins systems’, IET Signal Processing, 2013, 7, (8), pp. 646–654


IET Software Premium Award
Misra, S., Akman, I., Colomo-Palacios, R.
‘Framework for evaluation and validation of software complexity measures’, IET Software, 2012, 6, (4), pp. 323–334


IET Systems Biology Premium Award
Wallace, E.W.J., Gillespie, D.T., Sanft, K.R., Petzold, L.R.
‘Linear noise approximation is valid over limited times for any chemical system that is sufficiently large’, IET Systems Biology, 2012, 6, (4), pp. 102–115


IET Wireless Sensor Systems Premium Award
Zairi, S., Zouari, B., Niel, E., Dumitrescu, E.
‘Nodes self-scheduling approach for maximising wireless sensor network lifetime based on remaining energy’, IET Wireless Sensor Systems, 2012, 2, (1), pp. 52–62