COMSOC AWARDS

Nominations is Closed

ComSoc's major prize paper awards honor the achievements of authors whose articles appear in ComSoc publications. The Society’s major prize paper awards recognize writers of outstanding / original papers published in IEEE ComSoc journals and magazines. These papers essentially enlarge the field of communications engineering; for example, they may open new lines of research, envision bold approaches to communication, or formulate new problems to solve. Paper Award recipients discover, extend, or complement technological advancements in education, industry, research and service.

Please take this opportunity to nominate your colleagues whom you feel have written outstanding articles.
(Nominations due 15 February unless otherwise noted) Extended to 20 February.

Paper Awards

The IEEE Communications Society Best Survey Paper Award

Award honors the author(s) of an especially meritorious paper published in a ComSoc owned journal dealing with a subject related to the Society’s technical scope.

The IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award

Given to an outstanding tutorial paper published in any Communications Society magazine or journal in the previous 5 calendar years; author need not be an IEEE member.

The IEEE Communications Society Charles Kao Award for Best Optical Communications & Networking Paper

This award will be given to papers published in the OSA/IEEE Journal on Optical Communications & Networking (JOCN) that open new lines of research, envision bold approaches to optical communication and networking, formulate new problems to solve, and essentially enlarge the field of optical communications and networking.  Papers published in the prior three calendar years of JOCN are eligible for the award.  Author need not be an IEEE member.

The IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize

Publication of an original paper in any Communications Society magazine in the previous 3 calendar years; author need not be an IEEE member.

The IEEE Communications Society Heinrich Hertz Award for Best Communications Letter & Wireless Communications Letter

This award is given to an outstanding manuscript published in any letter journal financially sponsored or co-sponsored by the Communications Society during the previous 3 calendar years which opens new lines of research, envisions bold approaches to communication, formulates new problems to solve, and essentially enlarges the field of communications engineering.  Recipients need not be IEEE members.

The IEEE Communications Society Leonard G. Abraham Prize

Publication of an original paper published in the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications in the previous 3 calendar years; author need not be an IEEE member.

The IEEE Communications Society Stephen O. Rice Prize

Publication of an original paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Communications in the previous 3 calendar years; author need not be an IEEE member.

The IEEE Communications Society William R. Bennett Prize

Publication of an original paper published in the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking or the IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management in the previous 3 calendar years; author need not be an IEEE member.

The IEEE Communications Society Young Author Best Paper Award

Author(s) of an original paper in a subject related to the Society’s technical scope and appearing in one of the Society’s solely owned or jointly owned transactions or journals in the previous 3 calendar years and who, upon the date of submission of the paper, is(are) less than 30 years of age. There are no restrictions as to IEEE membership, nationality, race, creed, age or gender.  The prize is only presented to the young author(s) who are under 30 years of age and have made a substantial contribution to the paper.

The IEEE Communications Society Award for Advances in Communication

Papers that open new lines of work, envision bold approaches to communication, formulate new problems to solve, and essentially enlarge the field of communications engineering.  Given to an outstanding paper published in any IEEE Communications Society publication in the previous 15 calendar years; author need not be an IEEE member.

The IEEE Communications Society & Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award

For outstanding papers published in any publication of the Communications Society or the Information Theory Society within the previous three calendar years. The authors do not have to be a member of IEEE. Presented annually.

IEEE Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications

Author of an original paper in the field of Wireless Communications, published in the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications in the previous 3 calendar years, are eligible for the Award. There are no restrictions as to IEEE membership, nationality, race, creed, age or gender.


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