John-John Cabibihan

Awards
Research Awards
1. Best Paper Award (Finalist) for "Pointing Gestures for a Robot Mediated Communications 
   Interface", JJ Cabibihan, WC So, M Nazar, SS Ge, Intl Conf on Intelligent Robotics and  
   Applications, 16-18 Dec 2009.

2. Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Welfare Foundation Research Award, 2012, with S$10,000 award. 


Awards/Recognition for Research Students Supervised
1. Chew Yun Zhi, ABB Prize for Final Year Project for "Skin Compliance Map of the Human
   Hand," AY2008/2009.

2. Pang Jia Hui, Finalist in the IEEE Control Chapter Book Prize for the Best FYP in
   Control Engineering for "The Development of control system of an exploration robot," 
   AY2008/2009.

3. Kow Yuan-Wei, Finalist in the IEEE Control Chapter Book Prize for the Best FYP in 
   Control Engineering for "Multimodal Sensing Bed System for Personal Health  
   Monitoring," AY2008/2009.

4. Oo Ju Ee, Finalist in the IEEE Control Chapter Book Prize for the Best FYP in Control 
   Engineering for "Prosthetic Hand with Humanlike Softness and Warmth," AY2009/2010.

5. Kee Hong Tat, Finalist in the IEEE Control Chapter Book Prize for the Best FYP in  
   Control Engineering for "Prosthetic/Robotic Hand with Humanlike Softness and Warmth,"  
   AY2010/2011.  


Personal Awards
1. WIPO Gold Medal for Outstanding Invention, World Intellectual Property Organization, 
   Geneva, Switzerland, Nov. 1998.

2. Sibol Outstanding Invention Grand Prize, Department of Science and Technology, 
   Philippines, Nov. 1998.

3. Gold Medal for Outstanding Thesis, De La Salle University,  Manila, Philippines, Jan. 
   1999.

4. Alumni Medal of Honor, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, Mar. 1999.

5. Graduate with High Distinction (3.95/4.0), Master's degree in Manufacturing 
   Engineering, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, July 2002.

6. Ph.D. Fellowship Award. Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy, Mar. 2003 - Jan. 2006.

7. Ph.D. Co-Tutors Fellowship Award, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, France, Nov. 
   2004 - Nov. 2005.

8. European Robotics Network (EURON) scholarship grant for RAS/IFRR Summer School on  
   Human-Robot Interaction, 19-23 July 2004, Volterra, Italy. 
   (http://www.cas.kth.se/ras-ifrr-ss04/index.html)