The IEEE HITC Award for Excellence in Hyper-Intelligence (Middle Career Researcher) recognizes up to 3 individuals who have made distinguished, influential, and on-going yet towards long-lasting contributions in the field of hyper-intelligent systems with applications. Typically, the candidates are within 5 to 15 years of receiving their PhD degree as of January 01 of the year of the award.

In 2022 the winners were:
- Deepak Puthal (Khalifa University, UAE) for contributions to AI-Driven Security and Privacy-Aware Solutions for the Internet of Thing;
- Celimuge Wu (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan) for contributions to Intelligent Resource Allocations for Internet of Vehicles;
- Gautam Srivastava (Brandon University, Canada) for contributions to Hyper-Intelligent System Security, Privacy and Trust; and 
- Claudio Miceli de Farias (PESC/COPPE/UFRJ) for contributions to Data Fusion Methods and Data Correlation for IoT networks in Hyper-Intelligent Systems.

Prof. Claudio Miceli de Farias (PESC) was one of the winners. See more details by clicking here.

Congratulations Miceli for this award!