During the morning of the sixth and last day from the headquarters of Sardegna Ricerche, Polaris Sardinian Scientific and Technological Park, the prize for the best student poster of the Second International Summer School on Technologies and Signal Processing in Perinatal Medicine was awarded.

Seven abstracts were submitted for consideration but only four respected the award rules defined and published before the school. The committee, having examined the abstracts and after the discussion of the posters during the virtual poster session, by considering the scientific and technological contents, the maturity of the research, the quality of the poster presentation, the adherence to the TSPPM 2021 topics and the main topics of interest for the IEEE Sensors Council, agrees on the following decision.

The “Best Student Poster Award” TSPPM-2021 is assigned to Johann Vargas-Calixto for his poster “Prediction of Risk of Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy Using Fetal Heart Rate Variability and Clinical Variables” by “Johann Vargas-Calixto, Yvonne Wu, Michael Kuzniewicz, Marie Cornet, Heather Forquer, Lawrence Gerstley, Emily Hamilton, Philip Warrick, Robert Kearney”. The winner will receive the pdf of the award and a prize established in 100€ by wire transfer.

Johann remotely connected from Canada is awarded by Andrea Duranti, Communication Specialist at Sardegna Ricerche and Danilo Pani, TSPPM Summer School organizer and chair (in photo).

Congratulations from all of us!