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About ComSoc

Certificate, plaque, and an honorarium of US$1,000.

Basis for Judging
Exemplary service to IEEE Communications Society publications over a sustained period of time.

Annually (as appropriate)

Nominations due 1 September unless otherwise noted.

2019 Award Recipient

“For outstanding service as the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters and exemplary service to IEEE Communications Society publications."

Dong In Kim, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
Dong In Kim, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

Dong In Kim received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, in 1990. He was a tenured Professor with the School of Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada. Since 2007, he has been a SKKU-Fellowship Professor with Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Suwon, South Korea. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology, and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering of Korea. He is the Executive Chair for the IEEE ICC 2022 in Seoul. He has been a first recipient of the NRF of Korea Engineering Research Center in Wireless Communications for RF Energy Harvesting since 2014. From 2001 to 2019, he served as an Editor and an Editor-at-Large of Wireless Communication I for the IEEE Transactions on Communications. From 2002 to 2011, he also served as an Editor and a Founding Area Editor of Cross-Layer Design and Optimization for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. From 2008 to 2011, he served as the Co-Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE/KICS Journal of Communications and Networks. He served as the Founding Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, from 2012 to 2015.


2018 - Robert Schober
2017 - Sarah Kate Wilson
2016 - Leonard J. Cimini Jr. 
2015 - Xuemin (Sherman) Shen
2014 - Chengshan Xiao
2013 - David Daut 
2012 - Nelson Fonseca
2011 - Vijay Bhargava
2010 - Larry Greenstein
2009 - Raouf Boutaba 
2008 - Andrzej Jajszczyk

2007 - Khaled Ben Letaief
2006 - James F. Kurose
2005 - Yeheskel (Zeke) Bar-Ness 
2004 - Desmond P. Taylor 
2003 - No Award
2002 - Curtis Siller
2001 - Bill Tranter
2000 - No Award
1999 - Joseph L. LoCicero
1998 - Paul Green