Call for Applications of the 9th Asia-Pacific Young Researcher Award

IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Board (APB) sponsors the “IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Young Researcher Award”. This award honors young researchers who have been very active in IEEE ComSoc publications and conference activities over the last 3 years (Jan. 2011 to Dec. 2013).


  • The upper age limit for the applicant is 35 (i.e., the applicant must be born on or after 1978/01/01)
  • Applicants must be members of the IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific region.
  • The “IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Best Young Researcher Award” will be given to the best candidate.
  • The candidates not selected for the award may be considered for the award of “Outstanding YoungResearcher(s).”

Award Prize

  • The recipient of “IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Young Researcher Award” will receive a certificate and honorarium of US$500.
  • Each outstanding young researcher will receive a certificate and honorarium of US$250.

Selection Process

IEEE ComSoc Asia Pacific Board will constitute a selection committee, which will select the winner from the eligible applicants. The committee will then select outstanding young researcher(s) from the remaining applicants.

The application form must be sent to the IEEE ComSoc APB Technical Affairs Committee (TAC) before the deadline.An application form should include:

  • A cover page that contains the applicant’s name, affiliation, address, telephone, fax number and e-mail address.
  • Applicant’s biography limited to 400 words.
  • Description of major research topics and activities over the last 3 years  (A4, 1 page)
  • A list of publication and conference activities over the last 3 years.
  • Awards/recognitions received over the last 3 years.

Remark: The last 3 years refers to the duration between January 2011 and December 2013.

Important Dates

  • Application Submission Deadline: July 31, 2014
  • Announcement of Awardees: October 1, 2014
  • Award Ceremony at Globecom 2014 (December, 2014)


Applications must be sent to the following address by e-mail.

APB Technical Affairs Committee:

Any queries should be directed to:

APB Technical Affairs Committee:

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