# EMEA Regional Awards

## IEEE ComSoc Young Researcher Award for Europe, Middle East, & Africa Region

Motion 10:02:  “IEEE ComSoc EMEA Regional Young Researcher of the Year Award recognizes ComSoc members in EMEA Region for their research activities in the Field of Interest of ComSoc as follows:   Award is a plaque and honorarium of up to $500; maximum. This Award will be complemented by two awards for ‘Outstanding Young Researchers’ to comprise plaques and honorariums of up to$250 each. All 3 awards will be granted yearly.”  (Approved by BoG2 2010)

### 2018 EMEA Award Application

The “IEEE ComSoc Young Researcher Award for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region” is sponsored by the IEEE Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Region.   This award honors researchers who have been very active in the IEEE through ComSoc publication and conference activities over the last three years.

• The upper age limit is 35.
• Applicants must be an IEEE member, and resident in the EMEA Region.
• The "IEEE ComSoc Young Researcher Award for the EMEA Region" will be awarded to the best candidate.

### Award Prize

• The recipient of "IEEE ComSoc Young Researcher Award for the EMEA Region" will receive a plaque and honorarium of US$500. • The two runner-up Outstanding Young Researchers will each receive a plaque and honorarium of US$250.

### Selection Process

An EMEA Selection Committee, will determine the award recipient(s) from among the eligible applicants. The Committee will then determine two additional outstanding young researchers from the remaining applicants.

Each applicant must submit an Application to the Chair of the IEEE ComSoc EMEA Young Researcher Awards Committee before the deadline.

Applications should include the following:

• Applicant’s biography
• A list of publication and conference activities over the last three years, particularly in IEEE Periodicals. In case of multiple author publication, please explain the role of the nominee.
• Description of main topics/thesis of the applicant over the last three years. (A4 one page)
• The cover page should contain the applicant's name, affiliation, address, IEEE Membership Number, telephone, fax number and e-mail address.

### Important dates for 2018:

• 31 October 2018: Closing date for submissions
• 30 November 2018: Announcement of awardees

Each application must be sent by e-mail to:
Chair - Young Researcher Award Program

## EMEA Region Distinguished Service Award

### Basis for Judging:

Evidence of significant contribution to the development of IEEE Communications Society activities in the EMEA Region.

### Eligibility:

Individual(s) who has(have) significantly contributed to the development of IEEE Communications Society activities in the EMEA Region

### Nominations

• Nominations shall be solicited and may include electronic advertising for the award.
• Nomination shall include a supporting statement and a list of the particular activities and achievements of the nominee in the development of IEEE ComSoc in the EMEA Region.
• Nominations deadline is 31st of January annually
• Announcement of the winner: 31st of March annually

### Selection Process

An EMEA Awards Committee shall determine the award recipient(s) from among the eligible nominees. The Committee shall then determine two additional outstanding young researchers from the remaining applicants.

### Award Prize

The prize consists of a plaque and honorarium in the amount of USD400

### Presentation

Annually (as appropriate)