Each year, the IEEE Communications Society offers many awards to honor the top minds in the communications industry and their outstanding technical achievements and services. Normally, award presentations are made at ComSoc’s major conferences IEEE ICC and IEEE GLOBECOM. Following are this year's Paper Prize Awards recipients:
Best Tutorial Paper Award
Title of Article: “Living on the Edge: The Role of Proactive Caching in 5G Wireless Networks”, IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 52, No. 8, pp. 82-89, August 2014.
Authors: Ejder Baştuğ, Batu, Mehdi Bennis, Mérouane Debbah
Fred W. Ellersick Prize
Title of Article:“Five disruptive technology directions for 5G”, IEEE Communications Magazine, Volume: 52, Issue: 2 pp. 74 – 80, February 2014.
Authors: Federico Boccardi, Robert W. Heath Jr., Angel Lozano, Thomas L. Marzetta, Petar Popovski
Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications
Title of Article: “Group Sparse Beamforming for Green Cloud-RAN”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 2809-2823, May 2014.
Authors: Yuanming Shi, Jun Zhang, Khaled B. Letaief
Stephen O. Rice Prize
Title of Article: “Millimeter Wave Beamforming for Wireless Backhaul and Access in Small Cell Networks”, IEEE Transactions On Communications, Vol. 61, No. 10, pp. 4391-4403, October 2013.
Authors: Sooyoung Hur, Taejoon Kim, David J. Love, James V. Krogmeier, Timothy A. Thomas,
Young Author Best Paper Award
Title of Article:. “Networking Low-Power Energy Harvesting Devices: Measurements and Algorithms”, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 12, Issue: 9, pp. 1853 - 1865, September 2013.
Authors: Maria Gorlatova, Aya Wallwater, Gil Zussman
William R. Bennett Prize
Title of Article: “Mobile Data Offloading: How Much Can WiFi Deliver?”, IEEE/ACM Transactions On Networking, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 536-551, April 2013.
Authors: Kyunghan Lee, Joohyun Lee, Yung Yi, Injong Rhee, Song Chong
Leonard G. Abraham Prize
Title of Article:“Efficiency Resource Allocation for Device-to-Device Underlay Communication Systems: A Reverse Iterative Combinatorial Auction based Approach”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 31, No. 9, pp. 348 – 358, September 2013.
Authors: Chen Xu, Lingyang Song, Zhu Han, Qun Zhao, Xiaoli Wang, Xiang Cheng, Bingli Jiao
Charles Kao Award for Best Optical Communications & Networking Paper
Title of Article: “Software-Defined Optical Networks Technology and Infrastructure: Enabling Software-Defined Optical Network Operations [Invited]”, IEEE Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 5, No. 10, pp. A274-A282, October 2013.
Authors: Mayur Channegowda, Reza Nejabati, Dimitra Simeonidou
Heinrich Hertz Award for Best Communications Letter
Title: “Downlink Rate Distribution in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks under Generalized Cell Selection”, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 42-45, February 2014
Authors: Harpreet S. Dhillon, Jeffrey G. Andrews
The IEEE Communications Society & Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award
Title:“ Fundamental Limits of Cooperation" IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 59, No. 9, March 2013, pp. 5213 - 5226.
Angel Lozano, Robert W. Heath Jr. and Jeffrey G. Andrews
Check with the ComSoc Awards Committee to find out about details of each award, and the Nomination and Award Process.
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