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IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Young Researcher & Outstanding Paper Awards

1. Call for Application for the Young Researcher Award  |  Winners

2. Call for Nomination for the Outstanding Paper Award  |  Winners

1. Young Researcher Award 

IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Board (APB) sponsors the “IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Young Researcher Award”. This award honors young researchers who have been very active in IEEE ComSoc publications and conference activities over the last 3 years (Jan. 2013 to Dec. 2015). (history)

 (1)  Eligibility

    • The upper age limit for the applicant is 35 (i.e., the applicant must be born on or after 1980/01/01).
    • Applicants must be members of the IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific region.
    • The “IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Best Young Researcher Award” will be given to the best candidate, and other candidates will be considered for the “Outstanding Young Researcher Award(s)”.

 (2)  Award Prize

    • The recipient of “IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Best Young Researcher Award” will receive a certificate and an honorarium of US$500.
    • Each recipient of the “IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award” will receive a certificate and an honorarium of US$250.

 (3)  Selection Process

The application must be emailed to the IEEE ComSoc APB Technical Affairs Committee (apb-officers-tac@ieee.org) before the deadline. The application should be a single PDF file containing:

    • A cover page that contains the applicant's name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone, fax number, and e-mail address.
    • No more than 400 words: The applicant’s biography.
    • No more than two A-4 pages: Description of the applicant’s major research contributions over the last 3 years, including clear discussions of 3 most representative publications (e.g., journal/conference/magazine papers and monographs) published over the last 3 years. For each publication, please provide SCI and Google citation information, impact factor (if applicable), significance of the publication, and the applicant’s own contribution to the publication.
    • A complete list of publications and conference activities (over the last 3 years only), and the SCI/Google Scholar citations and H-index (of the entire career).
    • Awards/recognitions received (over the last 3 years only).

Remark 1: The last 3 years refers to the duration between January 2013 and December 2015.

Remark 2: A publication accepted but not published during the last 3 years should NOT be included in the application. An application not adhering to the above guidelines will not be considered.

 (4)  Important Dates

    • Application Submission Deadline: July 31, 2016
    • Announcement of Awardees: October 1, 2016
    • Award Ceremony at Globecom 2016 (December, 2016)

Applications (and inquiries) should be directed to the following email address.

APB Technical Affairs Committee: apb-officers-tac@ieee.org

 (5)  Call for Applications

2. Outstanding Paper Award

IEEE Asia-Pacific Board (APB) sponsors "IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Outstanding Paper Award". This award honors outstanding original papers authored by members in the Asia-Pacific region and published in IEEE ComSoc journals and conferences over the last 3 years (Jan. 2013 to Dec. 2015).

 (1)  Eligibility

    • The paper must be published in IEEE ComSoc journals, magazines, conference proceedings, and so on (including those technically co-sponsored by ComSoc) in the last 3 years (January 2013 to December 2015).
    • All authors' affiliations must be from the Asia-Pacific region at the time of publication.
    • The paper should be nominated by an IEEE ComSoc member from the Asia-Pacific region.
    • Self-nomination is not accepted.

Remark:A list of IEEE ComSoc journals and conference portfolio events can be found at: http://www.comsoc.org/publications/journals and http://www.comsoc.org/conferences/portfolio-events

 (2)  Award Prize

    • Plaque and honorarium up to US $500 (award total).

 (3)  Selection Criteria

    • Quality, originality, utility, timeliness, and clarity of presentation.

 (4)  Nomination and Selection Processes

IEEE ComSoc Asia Pacific Board will constitute a selection committee to select the award recipient from the eligible nominees.
The nomination must be sent to the IEEE ComSoc APB Technical Affairs Committee (TAC) before the deadline. A nomination should be a single PDF file containing:

    • A cover page that contains the nominator's name, affiliation, address, telephone, fax and e-mail address.
    • Information of the nominated paper, including title, authors' names, affiliations, source (conference/publication details), publication date, and the authors’ contact information.
    • A copy of the nominated paper.
    • Letter of recommendation (up to one A-4 page).
    • Number of SCI and Google scholar citations, impact factor if applicable.

 (5)  Important Dates

    • Nomination Submission Deadline: July 31, 2016
    • Announcement of Awardees: October 1, 2016
    • Award Ceremony at Globecom 2016 (December, 2016)

Applications must be sent to the following address by e-mail.

APB Technical Affairs Committee: apb-officers-tac@ieee.org

Any queries should be directed to:

APB Technical Affairs Committee: apb-officers-tac@ieee.org

 (6)  Call for Nominations

3. Young Researcher Award Winners

4. Outstanding Paper Award Winners


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