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Published: 2 Nov 2021

Career Awards

The IEEE Communications Society honors members and individuals for accomplishments in education and research, significant contributions to the industry that benefits the public, and those whose leadership resulted in major advances in the information and communications technology field.

Mohamed-Slim Alouini
Mohamed-Slim Alouini, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

IEEE Communications Society Education Award

Mohamed-Slim Alouini

For sustained and diverse contributions to undergraduate and graduate teaching, education, supervision, and mentoring in communication.


Elza Erkip
Elza Erkip, New York University

IEEE Communications Society Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award

Elza Erkip 

For pioneering work in cooperative communications and relay networks.


John Donovan
John Donovan, White House National Security Technology Advisory Committee

IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Industry Leader Award

John Donovan

For his visionary leadership in software defined networking in transforming global telecommunications industry.


Service Awards

The IEEE Communications Society honors those members and individuals for exemplary contributions to meetings and conferences, publications, globalization, and service to the Society.

Jeffrey Andrews
Jeffrey Andrews, University of Texas at Austin

IEEE Communications Society Joseph LoCicero Award for Exemplary Service to Publications

Jeffrey Andrews 

For outstanding leadership of the IEEE Transactions  on Wireless Communications.