Awards

WIT’s Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) has been awarded many Research and Commercial Awards.

Research Awards

Year
Paper
Award
2014
Best Paper Award IHCI 2014 – Shaping our Digial Lives, DCU, Ireland
Edel Jennings, Mark Roddy, Alec Leckey and Guy Feigenblat. Evaluation Of Early Prototypes For Social Mobile And Pervasive Computing With Scripted Role-Play: Proceedings of the 8th Irish Human-Computer Interaction Conference, Dublin, 1-2 September , edited by Albatal, R., Doyle, J. , Yang, Y., Smeaton, A. & Capran, N. , Dublin City University, 2014, pg 56-63.
2014
HCI International 2014 – Social Computing and Social Media Best Paper Award, 22-27 June 2014, Crete, Greece
Ioanna Roussaki, Nikos Kalatzis, Nicolas Liampotis, Edel Jennings, Pavlos Kosmides, Mark Roddy, Luca Lamorte, and Miltiades Anagnostou. . Enhancing Social Media with Pervasive Features, pages 265-276. In Proc. 6th International Conference on Social Computing and Social Media (SCSM 2014) . Springer, 2014.

Commercial Awards

Year
Project
Award/Body
2019
Dr Sasi Balasubramaniam and Dr. Lee Coffey collect the Outstanding Academic Achievement award at the 2019 Technology Ireland awards on behalf of researchers at TSSG and PMBRC in Waterford Institute of Technology.
Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year Award 2019 @ IBEC Technology Ireland Awards
2017
Smart Glove – Haptic Human Computer Interface System for VR/AR and robotics
Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year Award 2017 @ ISA Software Industry Awards 2017
2017
WIT’s Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) – LANTERN
2017 - NDRC’s Pre-Commercialisation Programme for Researchers in Partnership with SFI Research Centres, NDRC
2016
Spin In: Immersive Virtual Reality Education, based in Waterford
2016 Best Film/Interactive Story Award, Unity Vision Awards
2015
Spin In: Immersive Virtual Reality Education, based in Waterford
2015 Public Choice Award, FIVARS
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