[ecoop-info] FME FELLOWSHIP AWARD - forthcoming deadline
Marcello M. Bersani
marcellomaria.bersani at polimi.it
Tue Dec 4 14:19:39 CET 2018
Established in 2015 and normally given every three years for technical
achievements in advancing, applying, and promoting formal methods, the
Formal Methods Europe (FME) Fellowship rewards scientific breakthroughs and
pioneering work that have made a difference to the world through advances
in formal methods. This includes contributions in the following areas:
• Solid theoretical work
• Development of frameworks and tools
• Teaching formal methods
• Industrial applications
• Publicising formal methods worldwide and attracting people to the
The recipient of the fellowship will clearly have made a difference in one
or more of these areas, and this will be supported by concrete evidence.
The FME Awards Committee (named below) will take nominations from FME
members and make a recommendation to the FME Board. The chosen nominee (who
need not be a member of FME) is invited to attend the FME symposium, when
he or she will be presented with the award, including a certificate and a
medal, and be invited to present an account of their work.
The third decennial World Congress in Formal Methods will be held in 2019,
replacing the regular symposium. A special FME fellowship will be awarded
to mark this occasion.
The first two FME fellows were Cliff Jones and Manfred Broy, both of whom
have made important contributions to formal methods with a strong emphasis
on successful industrial applications.
Call for nominations
FME is currently accepting nominations from FME members for the 2019
fellowship, which will be presented during FM 2019 in Porto, 7th-11th
October 2019. Every nomination must include the following:
• Name of nominee
• Nominee’s affiliation
• Summary of why this candidate should be awarded the FME Fellowship
• Concrete evidence
• Names and affiliations of at least two nominators
We strongly recommend that sufficient evidence is provided to make the best
case for the nominee to be given the award. The awards committee will
review this evidence, but will not add to it.
The nomination should be sent to info at fmeurope.org by 15th DECEMBER 2018.
If you are not a member of FME, but would like to make a nomination, you
can join FME simply by filling in the online form available at
http://www.fmeurope.org. Membership is free of charge.
FME Awards Committee
• Colin O’Halloran (D-RisQ)
• Augusto Sampaio (Federal University of Pernambuco)
• Erik de Vink (Technical University of Eindhoven)
• Heike Wehrheim (University of Paderborn)
• Jim Woodcock (University of York, chair)
• Pamela Zave (Princeton University)
• Naijun Zhan (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
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