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21 - 24 September 2020
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Student Awards

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The 2019 Award Winners now posted. See list below.


Learn About the Nomination Process


As a committed supporter of excellence in student research, SPIE supports Best Student Paper Awards at SPIE conferences across the globe. In addition to cash prizes and award certificates, winners receive SPIE Digital Library downloads and complimentary SPIE Student Membership.

The awards are designed to encourage and acknowledge excellence in oral and poster student paper presentations. Best student papers will be recognized within each of the Security + Defence conferences.

In order to be considered for this award, the student must meet the following requirements:

• Student must be the presenting author at the conference and must make their oral presentation as scheduled.

• Student must be the leading author of the manuscript.

• Papers submitted by graduate and undergraduate students are eligible.

• Student must enter the best student paper award by responding to an award announcement e-mail.

• The best student award announcement will follow the acceptance notification and will include all details necessary to enter and qualify for the competition. 

A panel of experts will evaluate the papers, both for quality and content.


Further details and deadlines for 2020 nominations to post later.


The Security + Defence 2019 Award Winners


TARGET AND BACKGROUND SIGNATURES
[11158-5]
Céline Portenier, Univ. of Bern (Switzerland)
Cloud detection and visibility estimation of thermal camera images during nighttime


HIGH POWER LASERS: TECHNOLOGY AND SYSTEMS, PLATFORMS, EFFECTS
[11162-7]
Ilya Auslender, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
Measuring and modelling the beam quality in flowing-gas DPALs


MILLIMETRE WAVE AND TERAHERTZ SENSORS AND TECHNOLOGY
[11164-15]
Vladislav A. Zhelnov, Bauman Moscow State Technical Univ. (Russian Federation)
Terahertz solid immersion microscopy: numerical analysis and experimental studies


OPTICAL MATERIALS AND BIOMATERIALS IN SECURITY AND DEFENCE SYSTEMSTECHNOLOGY
[11165-15]
Anushree Chaudhuri, Univ. of California, San Diego (United States)
A sensor array of functionalized thin-film porous silicon photonic crystals for real-time detection of toxic 


COUNTERTERRORISM, CRIME FIGHTING, FORENSICS, AND SURVEILLANCE TECHNOLOGIES
[11166-26]
Rebekka Peter, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
Automated license plate detection for image anonymization


ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING IN DEFENSE APPLICATIONS
[11169-5]
Rachael Abbott, Queen’s Univ. Belfast (United Kingdom)
Multimodal object detection using unsupervised transfer learning and adaptation techniques


Conference 11168 did not select a winner