TCCLS 2020 PhD thesis Award – Winners

The IEEE Technical Committee on Computational Life Sciences offered the PhD Thesis Award. For 2020, the award selection committee reported below selected the following two awardees: Dr. Beren Semiz and Dr. Sofia Zahia. Our compliments to the two awardees! The interested readers will find below a 2-minute videos summarizing each contribution, a summary, and the whole PhD thesis. The award consists of a Certificate and an honorarium of $800.

Digital Biomarker Discovery for Non-invasive Health Monitoring With Acoustic and Vibration Signals

Beren Semiz
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Abstract: download

Imparting 3D Representations to Artificial Intelligence for a Full Assessment of Pressure Injuries

Sofia Zahia
Department of Computer Science and Engineering University of Louisville, Kentucky

Abstract: download


Award Selection Committee


Ghada Alzamzmi, National  Library of Medicine, US (past recipient)

Alfredo Benso, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Zacharie Mbaitiga, National Institute of Technology, Okinawa College, Japan

Mariacarla Memeo, Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy (past recipient)

Paolo Soda, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy

Agma J. M. Traina,  University of Sao Paulo, Brasil