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About ComSoc

Prize
Plaque and honorarium up to US$500 for each author (total award not to exceed US$1000).

Eligibility
Publication of an original paper published in the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications in the previous three calendar years. The author(s) need not be an IEEE member.

Basis for Judging
Quality, originality, utility, timeliness, and clarity of presentation.

Nominee Solicitation
Nominations solicited by Journal Editor-in-Chief from the Editorial Board, Guest Editors, and readership (through published notices).

Selection Process
Nominations screened and reduced to a shortlist by a committee of the Editorial Board and submitted to the IEEE Communications Society Awards Committee for final selection.

Presentation
Annually (as soon as possible after recommendation). The award may not be given if a paper of high quality is not submitted.

Deadline
Nominations due 15 February unless otherwise noted.

 

2018 Award Recipients

Sarabjot Singh, Mandar N. Kulkarni, Amitava Ghosh, and Jeffrey G. Andrews

“Tractable Model for Rate in Self-Backhauled Millimeter Wave Cellular Networks”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 33, No. 10, pp. 2196-2211, October 2015.  

 

PAST AWARD RECIPIENTS

2017
Hien Quoc Ngo, Himal A. Suraweera, Michail Matthaiou, and Erik G. Larsson
“Multipair Full-Duplex Relaying With Massive Arrays and Linear Processing”IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 32, No. 9, pp. 1721 – 1737, September 2014.

2016
Chen Xu, Lingyang Song, Zhu Han, Qun Zhao, Xiaoli Wang, Xiang Cheng, and Bingli Jiao
“Efficiency Resource Allocation for Device-to-Device Underlay Communication Systems: A Reverse Iterative Combinatorial Auction based Approach”IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications/Supplement, Volume 31, No. 9, pp. 348 – 358, September 2013.

2015
Jakob Hoydis, Stephan ten Brink, and Mérouane Debbah
“Massive MIMO in the UL/DL of Cellular Networks: How Many Antennas Do We Need?”IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 31, No. 2, February 2013, pp. 160-171.

2014
Harpreet S. Dhillon, Radha Krishna Ganti, Francois Baccelli, and Jeffrey G. Andrews
“Modeling and Analysis of K-Tier Downlink Heterogeneous Cellular Networks,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 30, No. 3, April. 2012, pp. 550–560.

2013
Ryogo Kubo, Jun-ichi Kani, Hirotaka Uijikawa, Takeshi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Fujimoto, Naoto Yoshimoto, and Hisaya Hadama
"Study and Demonstration of Sleep and Adaptive Link Rate Control Mechanisms for Energy Efficient 10G-EPON," IEEE Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 2, No. 9, September 2010, pp. 716-729.

2012
Pulkit Grover, Kristen Woyach, and Anant Sahai
“Towards a Communication-Theoretic Understanding of System-Level Power Consumption," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 29, No. 8, September 2011, pp.1744-1755.

2011
Watcharapan Suwansantisuk, Marco Chiani, and Moe Z. Win
"Frame Synchronization for Variable-Length Packets," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 52-69, January 2008

2010 - No Award

2009
Niranjay Ravindran and Nihar Jindal
"Limited Feedback-Based Block Diagonalization for the MIMO Broadcast Channel", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 26, No. 8, pp. 1473–1482, October 2008

2008
M. Kodialam, T. V. Lakshman, James B. Orlin, and Sudipta Sengupta
"Preconfiguring IP-over-Optical Networks to Handle Router Failures and Unpredictable Traffic", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 25, No. 5, pp. 934 – 948, June 2007

2007
George Theodorakopoulos and John S. Baras
"On Trust Models and Trust Evaluation Metrics for Ad Hoc Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 318-328, February 2006

2006
Moritz Borgmann and Helmut Bölcskei
"Noncoherent Space-Frequency Coded MIMO-OFDM", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 23, No.9, pp. 1799 -1810, September 2005

2005
Parvathinathan Venkitasubramaniam, Srihari Adireddy, and Lang Tong
"Sensor Networks With Mobile Access: Optimal Random Access and Coding", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp. 1058-1068, August 2004

2004
Shiwen Mao, Shunan Lin, Shivendra S. Panwar, Yao Wang, and Emre Celebi
"Video Transport Over Ad Hoc Networks: Multistream Coding With Multipath Transport", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 21, No. 10, pp. 1721-1737, December 2003

2003
Giovanni Cherubini, Evangelos Eleftheriou, and Sedat Olcer
"Filtered Multitone Modulation for Very High-Speed Digital Subscriber Lines", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 1016-1028, June 2002

2002
Ralf R. Müller and Sergio Verdù
"Design and Analysis of Low-Complexity Interference Mitigation on Vector Channels", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 19, No. 8, pp 1429-1441, August 2001

2001
Tai-Ann Chen, Michael. P. Fitz, Wen-Yi Kuo, Michael. D. Zoltowski, and Jimm. H. Grimm
"A Space-Time Model for Frequency Nonselective Rayleigh Fading Channels with Applications to Space-Time Modems", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 18, No. 7, pp. 1175-1190, July 2000

2000
Baochun Li and Klara Nahrstedt
"A Control-Based Middleware Framework for Quality-of- Service Adaptations", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 17, No. 9, September 1999, pp. 1632-1650

1999
Robert J. McEliece, David J.C. MacKay, and Jung-Fu Cheng
"Turbo Decoding as an Instance of Pearl's "Belief Propagation" Algorithm", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol 16, No 2, Feb 1998, pp. 140-152

1998
Chi-Yuan Hsu, Antonio Ortega, and Amy R. Reibman
"Joint Selection of Source and Channel Rate for VBR Video transmission Under ATM Policing Constraints", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Aug 1997

1997
Ian F. Akyildiz and Wei Yen
"Multimedia Group Synchronization Protocols for Integrated Services", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Jan. 1996, Volume 14, Number 1, pp. 162-173

1996
Gi-Hong Im and Jean-Jacques Werner
"Bandwith-efficient digital transmission over unshielded twisted pair wiring", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 13, No. 9, Dec 1995  

1995
Donald E. Smith
"Effects of Feedback Delay on the Performance of Transfer-Controlled Procedure in Controlling CCS Network Overloads", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 12, No. 3, April 1994 

1994
L. Gong, M. A. Lomas, R. M. Needham, and J.H. Saltzer
"Protecting Poorly Chosen Secrets from Guessing Attacks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Volume 11, No. 5, June 1993  

1993
Brian H. Marcus, Paul H. Siegel, and Jack K. Wolf
"Finite-State Modulation Codes for Data Storage", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 5-37, January 1992