IEEE ComSoc Student Competition

Dedicated to the future leaders in communications and networking, IEEE ComSoc holds an annual student competition, encouraging communications engineering students to expand their knowledge, test and showcase new skills, and inspire innovation. The winning student (or student team) can earn up to US$2,000. The team leader or the individual of the First prize will be invited to receive the prize at IEEE GLOBECOM 2019, Hawaii, USA, with expenses paid. To individually qualify for the competition, a participant must be a Student member or Graduate Student member of IEEE Communications Society. Thus, please encourage your students to joint !

Competition Description

The competition, Communication Technology Changing the World, recognizes students or teams of students who demonstrate the capacity to improve the lives of people, through the application of communication technology and the development of projects that meet the human needs of people.


Entries must be submitted using

on the IEEE ComSoc website by 15 August 2019. The deadline has been extended to 15 September 2019. Final extension 1 October 2019.


Submissions should be no longer than 3,000 words (a PDF file embedding all figures) and should include the following information:

  • project title
  • executive summary
  • general description
  • technical solution and project details
  • social impact on humanity or local community
  • implementation status, testing, and trial (if any)
  • previous submissions to other contests (if any)
  • additional documentation (if any)
  • optionally, a short video (5 minutes max) posted online where team members present their project or give a practical demonstration
  • contact information

Entries will be accepted up until the submission deadline noted on the competition online form. Contestants are encouraged to register in advance of submitting their entries. Incomplete entries are void and will not be eligible to win.

Thank you.

Mardeni Bin Roslee

Chair, Malaysia IEEE Comsoc / VTS

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