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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. 2012 to Dec. 2014). (history)

 (1)  Eligibility

    • The upper age limit for the applicant is 35 (i.e., the applicant must be born on or after 1979/01/01)
    • 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.
    • The candidates not selected for the award may be considered for the award of “Outstanding Young Researcher(s).”

 (2)  Award Prize

    • The recipient of “IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Young Researcher Award” will receive a certificate and honorarium of US$500.
    • Each outstanding young researcher will receive a certificate and honorarium of US$250.

 (3)  Selection Process

IEEE Comsoc Asia Pacific Board will constitute a selection committee, which will select the winner from the eligible applicants. The committee will then select outstanding young researcher(s) from the remaining applicants.

The application form must be sent to the IEEE ComSoc APB Technical Affairs Committee (TAC) before the deadline. An application form should include:

    • A cover page that contains the applicant's name, affiliation, address, telephone, fax number and e-mail address.
    • Applicant’s biography limited to 400 words.
    • Description of major research topics and activities over the last 3 years. (A4, 1 page)
    • A list of publication and conference activities over the last 3 years.
    • Awards/recognitions received over the last 3 years.

Remark: The last 3 years refers to the duration between January 2012 and December 2014.

 (4)  Important Dates

    • Application Submission Deadline: July 31, 2015
    • Announcement of Awardees: October 1, 2015
    • Award Ceremony at Globecom 2015 (December, 2015)

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

 (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 in the previous 3 calendar years.

 (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 2012 to December 2014)
    • All authors' affiliations must be from the Asia-Pacific region at the time of publication.
    • The paper should be nominated by IEEE ComSoc members in the Asia-Pacific region.
    • No self-nomination is 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, which will select the award recipient from the eligible nominees.
The nomination form must be sent to the IEEE ComSoc APB Technical Affairs Committee (TAC) before the deadline. A nomination form should include:

    • 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 1 page (A4)).
    • (Option) Supportive information (citation index, number of citations, etc.)

 (5)  Important Dates

    • Nomination Submission Deadline: July 31, 2015
    • Announcement of Awardees: October 1, 2015
    • Award Ceremony at Globecom 2015 (December, 2015)

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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