IET Premium Awards

The winners of the 2013 IET Premium (Best Paper) Awards; free to access on the IET Digital Library until August 2014.

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 2013 IET Premium Awards are listed below and the winning papers are free to access on the IET Digital Library until August 2014.


Electronics Letters Premium Award
F. Krummenacher, M. Kayal and N. Khosropour
‘Fully integrated ultra-low power management system for micro-power solar energy harvesting applications’, Electronics Letters, Volume 48, Issue 6, 2012, pp. 338 339 (new window)


Micro & Nano Letters Premium Award
S.M.U. Ali, M. Kashif, Z. H. Ibupoto, M. Fakhar-E-Alam, U. Hashim and M. Willander
‘Functionalised zinc oxide nanotube arrays as electrochemical sensors for the selective determination of glucose’, Micro & Nano Letters, Volume 6, Issue 8, 2011,  pp.609 613 (new window)


IET Biometrics Premium Award
J. Määttä, A. Hadid and M. Pietikäinen
‘Face spoofing detection from single images using texture and local shape analysis’, IET Biometrics, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 3 10 (new window)


IET Circuits, Devices & Systems Premium Award
M.G. Thompson, A. Politi, J.C.F. Matthews and J.L. O'Brien
‘Integrated waveguide circuits for optical quantum computing’, IET Circuits, Devices & Systems, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2011, pp. 94 – 102 (new window)


IET Communications Premium Award
C. Khirallah, J.S. Thompson and H. Rashvand
‘Energy and cost impacts of relay and femtocell deployments in long-term-evolution advanced’, IET Communications, Volume 5, Issue 18, 2011, pp. 2617 – 2628 (new window)


IET Computer Vision Premium Award
J. Ning, L. Zhang, D. Zhang and C. Wu
‘Robust mean-shift tracking with corrected background-weighted histogram’, IET Computer Vision, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2012 , pp. 62 – 69 (new window)


IET Control, Theory & Applications Premium Award
Z. Li, Z. Duan and G. Chen
‘Dynamic consensus of linear multi-agent systems’, IET Control, Theory & Applications, Volume 5, Issue 1, 2011, pp. 231 – 238 (new window)


IET Electric Power Applications Premium Award
V.-T. Phan and H.-H. Lee
‘Improved predictive current control for unbalanced stand-alone doubly-fed induction generator-based wind power systems’, IET Electric Power Applications, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2011, pp. 275 – 287 (new window)


IET Electrical Systems in Transportation Premium Award
A.A.A. Elgammal and A.M. Sharaf
‘Self-regulating particle swarm optimised controller for (photovoltaic-fuel cell) battery charging of hybrid electric vehicles’, IET Electrical Systems in Transportation, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2012, pp. 77 – 89 (new window)


IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution Premium Award
K. De Kerf, K. Srivastava, M. Reza, D. Bekaert, S. Cole, D. Van Hertem and R. Belmans
‘Wavelet-based protection strategy for DC faults in multi-terminal VSC HVDC systems’, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Volume 5, Issue 4, 2011, pp. 496 – 503 (new window)


IET Image Processing Premium Award
S.Y. Chen, J. Zhang, Q. Guan and S. Liu
‘Detection and amendment of shape distortions based on moment invariants for active shape models’, IET Image Processing, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2011, pp. 273 – 285 (new window)


IET Information Security Premium Award
S. Mangard, E. Oswald and F.-X. Standaert
‘One for all–all for one: unifying standard differential power’, IET Information Security, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2011, pp. 100 – 110 (new window)


IET Intelligent Transport Systems Premium Award
P. Cocron, F. Bühler, I. Neumann, T. Franke, J.F. Krems, M. Schwalm and A. Keinath
‘Methods of evaluating electric vehicles from a user's perspective - the MINI E field trial in Berlin’, IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2011, pp. 127 133 (new window)


IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation Premium Award
G. Orecchini, F. Alimenti, V. Palazzari, A. Rida, M.M. Tentzeris and L. Roselli 
‘Design and fabrication of ultra-low cost radio frequency identification antennas and tags exploiting paper substrates and inkjet printing technology’, Volume 5, Issue 8, 2011, pp. 993 – 1001
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IET Nanobiotechnology Premium Award
Y. Park, Y. N. Hong, A. Weyers, Y. S. Kim, and R. J. Linhardt
‘Polysaccharides and phytochemicals: a natural reservoir for the green synthesis of gold and silver nanoparticles’, IET Nanobiotechnology, Polysaccharides and Phytochemicals, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2011, pp. 69 – 78 (new window)


IET Networks Premium Award
M.J. Booysen, S. Zeadally and G.-J. van Rooyen
‘Performance comparison of media access control protocols for vehicular ad hoc networks’, IET Networks, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 10 19 (new window)


IET Optoelectronics Premium Award
M. Smit, X. Leijtens, E. Bente, J. Van der Tol, H. Ambrosius, D. Robbins, M. Wale, N. Grote and M. Schell
‘Generic foundry model for InP-based photonics’, IET Optoelectronics, Volume 5, Issue 5, 2011, pp. 187 – 194 (new window)


IET Power Electronics Premium Award
R.-Y. Duan and J.-D. Lee
‘High-efficiency bidirectional DC-DC converter with coupled inductor’, IET Power Electronics, Volume 5, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 115 – 123 (new window)


IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation Premium Award
S. Samadi, M. Çetin, and M.A. Masnadi-Shirazi
‘Sparse representation-based synthetic aperture radar imaging’, IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2011, pp. 182 – 193 (new window)


IET Renewable Power Generation Premium Award
L. Xu, L. Yao
‘DC voltage control and power dispatch of a multi-terminal HVDC system for integrating large offshore wind farms’, IET Renewable Power Generation, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2011, pp. 223 – 233 (new window)


IET Science, Measurement and Technology Premium Award
G. M. Hashmi, M. Lehtonen and M. Nordman
‘Calibration of on-line partial discharge measuring system using Rogowski coil in covered-conductor overhead distribution networks’, IET Science, Measurement and Technology, Volume 5, Issue 1, 2011, pp. 5 – 13 (new window)


IET Signal Processing Premium Award
J. Xu and J. X. Li
‘State estimation with quantised sensor information in wireless sensor networks’, IET Signal Processing, Volume 5, Issue 1, 2011, pp. 16 26 (new window)


IET Software Premium Award
A. Marchetto, P. Tonella and F. Ricca
‘ReAjax: a reverse engineering tool for Ajax Web applications’, IET Software, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 33 49 (new window)


IET Systems Biology Premium Award
C. Luni, F.J. Doyle and N. Elvassore
‘Cell population modelling describes intrinsic heterogeneity: a case study for hematopoietic stem cells’, IET Systems Biology, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2011, pp. 164 – 173 (new window)


IET Wireless Sensor Systems Premium Award
W. Chen and I. Wassell 
‘Energy-efficient signal acquisition in wireless sensor networks: a compressive sensing framework’, IET Wireless Sensor Systems, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 1 8 (new window)