Join tens of thousands of members from 167 countries around the world and start building your career with the help of EAI Community.
EAI Membership is free for everyone without exception. It is our firm belief that equal access to knowledge, opportunities, collaboration and fairness of evaluation and recognition are the principal pillars of a greener, healthier and smarter world.
All EAI Members get access to a multitude of free community services and opportunities that will help you write a better paper, get an objective review, and get fair recognition:
- Bid to Review new submissions with Community Review and be among the first to see what your peers are working on,
- Earn credits for (almost) everything you do and increase your EAI Index to progress to senior membership ranks and start enjoying their benefits,
- See who is coming to future conferences and get in touch with them via EAI Compass before meeting in person,
- Enjoy reduced registration fees to all EAI Conferences,
- Learn about all new open collaboration and volunteering opportunities in EAI Publications and Conferences right when they become available,
- Be among the first to use upcoming collaboration and mentorship services.
Other ways to get engaged:
- Join an editorial board,
- Submit an EAI/Springer book proposal,
- Publish your proceedings,
- Propose a new conference,
- Chair a new workshop.
RECOGNIZED EAI MEMBERS
The status of EAI Fellow is awarded to individuals with extraordinary accomplishments in their respective technical areas, and with a record of outstanding service to the EAI Community.
Congratulations to the following EAI Members awarded the Fellow title in 2019!
For the first time in more than a decade of operation as one of world’s leading professional communities and Europe’s largest technical professional organization, EAI is proud to recognize 169 EAI members from 23 countries and 5 continents who have demonstrated excellence in general areas of Smart Health, Smart Cities, and Smart Society. This inaugural year of awarding EAI Fellowships comprises less than 0.1% of the EAI membership base, selected by the EAI Steering Board and approved by the EAI President.
Starting in 2019, contributing members and volunteers who participate in EAI conferences and journals are evaluated quantitatively via EAI Index on the basis of their technical qualifications, community service, and impact. The EAI Index of members at the end of the year 2019 will be the guiding factor for next year’s Fellow nominations. Click here to learn more about EAI Index.
EAI Index is the first open and transparent system of recognizing great researchers worldwide
EAI Members participate in a community that enable research career building for the digital age in the spirit of collaboration, fairness, and transparency. To ensure the open and equal-opportunity nature of our community, individual membership remains free for everyone. Find open opportunities or publish in EAI’s research venues and let the EAI Community build your career.
Tenets of EAI Index
All members keep their credits for the same 12 months, and are nominated for the ranks of Fellow, Distinguished Member and Senior member for the duration of three years.
Free membership ensures that everyone may participate and no one is at a disadvantage or excluded from the EAI Index system.
Multi-year excellence is rewarded with a lifetime title, recognizing extraordinary individuals and their contribution to their respective field.
How it works
EAI Index is awarded to contributing EAI members, recognizing their research and innovation excellence on a point-system basis. All EAI Members get notified about their individual credit gains via email. The user‘s complete history along with exact individual calculations are available in their user profile.
- Credits for Authors: awarded on a scale of 0-10 as a measure of the value of each of their valid paper, as determined by its average review score.
- Bonus credits for Authors: credit gain is doubled when the paper is accepted, and quadrupled for papers with the highest average review score in the conference or a journal volume.
- Credits for Reviewers: 1 or 2 credits awarded for every completed and valid review, as evaluated by the Program Committee Member or Journal Editor in charge of the article, verified by the Program Committee Chair and Editor-in-Chief respectively.
- Credits for General Chairs: awarded as a measure of the quality and outreach of their conference as determined by the value of all papers submitted.
- Credits for Program Committee Chairs: awarded as a measure of the quality and impact of their conference as determined by the value of all papers accepted.
- Credits for Track Chairs: awarded as a measure of the quality and impact of their conference track, as determined by the value of all papers accepted.
- Credits for Program Committee Members: awarded as a measure of the quality and impact of all their assigned papers, as determined by their value.
- Credits for Editors-in-Chief: awarded as a measure of the quality and outreach of their journal, as determined by the value of all papers submitted.
- Credits for Handling Editors: awarded as a measure of the quality and impact of all their handled papers, as determined by their value.
- Credits for Special Issue Editors: awarded as a measure of the quality and outreach of their special issue, as determined by the value of all papers submitted.
Member rank nominations are awarded annually to contributing EAI members based on their EAI Index Percentile as follows:
The member rank of an EAI Fellow represents the top 0.1% of EAI Members for their extraordinary achievements in their research field, and/or extraordinary service to EAI and its community.
The final EAI Index value of EAI Members is calculated at the end of each 12-month period and comprises of two components weighed on the following scale:
|80%||Technical qualifications – credits awarded to Authors and Reviewers submitting to or volunteering at EAI conferences or journals.|
|20%||Community service – credits awarded to General Chairs, Program Committee Chairs, Track Chairs, Program Committee Members, Editors-in-Chief, Handling Editors, and Special Issue Editors for their effort in organizing and promoting excellence in research.|