SMIA Fellow Program and Distinguished Members

SMIA Fellow Program and Distinguished Members As part of the world-wide Artificial Intelligence (AI) community, Mexican Society for Artificial Intelligence (SMIA) contributes to the integrity and advancement of the AI community by recognizing achievements of outstanding Mexican AI researchers and international AI researchers who significantly contributed to the world-wide AI community and to the development of AI in Mexico. To recognize the extraordinary merits of the deserving colleagues, SMIA has established two grades of elevated membership: Fellows and Distinguished Members.

SMIA Fellow Program 

SMIA Fellow Program, established in 2015 by the decision of the Executive Board, provides a distinction for reserved Mexican researchers who have made important contribution to the progress of IA in Mexico and in the development of this Society, as well as reserved international researchers who have made important contributions to Artificial Intelligence in general and have made contribution to its advancement in Mexico via participation in activities of this Society. To select an AI researcher for this prestigious grade elevation, the following criteria are applied:
Accomplishments that have contributed importantly to the advancement of AI and related fields and brought significant value to the AI community and society at the international scale
Significant contributions as AI researcher, research engineer, or scientist
Evidence of technical or research accomplishments and realization that produced significant impact to the international AI community and society
Confidential opinions of references and endorsers
Service to professional engineering societies
Contribution to the progress of AI in Mexico
Unanimous vote by the SMIA Board of Directors
Acceptance of the award by the candidate

SMIA Distinguished Members Since 2014, SMIA issues a distinction grade to reserved SMIA members who have significantly contributed to, or who have significantly impacted, the AI community at the national or international level in recent years. An AI researcher is selected for the Distinguished Membership as a result of evaluation of the following criteria:
Accomplishments that have contributed importantly to or produced significant impact on the AI community at the national or international scale
Evidence of technical, research, or community accomplishments and realization that produced significant impact to the national or international AI community
Service to professional engineering societies
Contribution to the progress of AI in Mexico
Unanimous vote by the SMIA Board of Directors
Acceptance of the award by the candidate

Lotfi A. Zadeh

University of California,
Berkeley, USA

Ronald Yager

Iona College,
USA

Janusz Kacprzyk

Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Erik Cambria

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

SMIA Fellows

Miembros distinguidos de la SMIA

Alisa Zhila

Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico