COMSOC AWARDS

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The ComSoc Awards Committee welcomes nominations for the following IEEE ComSoc Career & Service Awards. Each year, new recipients join ComSoc’s prestigious award honoree list through a selective nomination and approval process. Please take this opportunity to nominate your colleagues!


Career Awards

IEEE Communications Society Education Award
To recognize distinguished and significant contributions to education within the Society’s technical scope. The candidate must be a Communications Society member at the time of nomination who is an educator and who has made distinguished and substantial contributions to education within the fields of interest of ComSoc. Plaque, certificate, and honorarium of $1,000 are awarded

IEEE Communications Society Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award
This award is named in honor of Edwin H. Armstrong, most notably the inventor and father of the complete FM radio system. The candidate would have made outstanding contributions over a period of years in the field of interest of the Society. The candidate must be a Communications Society member. Certificate, plaque, and honorarium of $2,000; funded by the IEEE Foundation are awarded.

IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Industry Leader Award
To recognize an industry executive whose leadership has resulted in major and outstanding advances and new directions in the information and communications business area. The candidate is not required to be an IEEE member. Plaque, certificate, and honorarium of $2,000 are awarded.

IEEE Communications Society Industrial Innovation Award
Awarded for major industrial accomplishments, standards, deployment of important processes or products, etc, that are of substantial benefit to the public in the field of communications and information technologies and visible beyond the company or institution where the contribution was made. The award shall be open to individuals at any level who were industry employees at the time of the accomplishments being recognized. Candidate need not be an IEEE member. Plaque, certificate, and honorarium of $1000 are awarded.

IEEE Communications Society Award for Public Service in the Field of Telecommunications
Awarded for major contributions to the public welfare through work in the field of telecommunications. No restrictions. Certificate, plaque and honorarium of $1,000 are awarded.


Service Awards

IEEE Communications Society Donald W. McLellan Meritorious Service Award
Awarded for outstanding long-term service to the welfare of the Communications Society. The candidate must be a member of the Communications Society. Certificate, plaque and honorarium of $1,000 are awarded.

IEEE Communications Society Harold Sobol Award for Exemplary Service to Meetings & Conferences
Awarded for exemplary service to IEEE Communications Society meetings and conferences over a sustained period of time. Certificate, plaque, and honorarium of $1,000 are awarded.

IEEE Communications Society Joseph LoCicero Award for Exemplary Service to Publications
Exemplary service to IEEE Communications Society publications over a sustained period of time. Certificate, plaque, and honorarium of $1000 are awarded.

IEEE ComSoc/KICS Exemplary Global Service Award
Awarded for outstanding and long-term service fostering and advancing globalization within the communications arena. Recipient must be a member of ComSoc or KICS at the time of nomination and have demonstrated exemplary and distinguished service in globalization. Plaque, certificate, and honorarium of $2,000 and up to $1,500 for travel to receive award.


See detailed descriptions and nomination instructions at http://www.comsoc.org/about/memberprograms/comsoc-awards.