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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 US$500; maximum. This Award will be complemented by two awards for ‘Outstanding Young Researchers’ to comprise plaques and honorariums of up to US$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
(for the email address, view the EMEA Board)

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 US$400

Presentation

Annually (as appropriate)

Winners

2015

Best Young Researcher Award
Sheng Yang
for his promising research activities for the benefit of the Society

Outstanding Young Researcher Award
Daniel Enrique Lucani Roetter | Claudia Campolo
for ​their promising research activities for the benefit of the Society

EMEA Region Distinguished Service Award
Fambirai Takawira
for outstanding service to IEEE Communications Society in the EMEA Region

2014

Best Young Researcher Award
Deniz Gunduz
for his promising research activities for the benefit of the Society

Outstanding Young Researcher Award
Emil Bjornson | Daniel Nunes Corujo
for ​their promising research activities for the benefit of the Society

2013

Best Young Researcher Award
Marco Di Renzo
for his promising research activities for the benefit of the Society

Outstanding Young Researcher Award
Marios Kountouris | Tembine Hamidou
for their promising research activities for the benefit of the Society

2012

Best Young Researcher Award
Giuseppe Durisi
for his promising research activities for the benefit of the Society

Outstanding Young Researcher Award
Romain Couillet | Kamel Tourki

2011

Best Young Researcher Award
Zaher Dawy | Michail Matthaiou
for their research activities in the field of interest of the Society

Outstanding Young Researcher Award
Henk Wymeersch

2010

Best Young Researcher Award
Joao Barros
for his research activities in a field of interest of the Society

Outstanding Young Researcher Award
Ozgur B. Akan | Alexandre Graell i Amat