Awards

Technical Recognition Award


Guidelines for the RCC Technical Recognition Award

(Version 12, approved in the RCC meeting held in Washington DC, USA, Nov. 29, 2007)

The Radio Communications Committee (RCC) Technical Recognition Award aims to promote radio communications research and development activities in both the academic and industrial community. This award is established as part of the RCC activities in which research and development takes place in areas related to radio communications. The award recognizes members of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) who have made outstanding contributions to the technological advancement of radio communications.
Award Frequency The RCC Technical Recognition Award will be given in each calendar year. If no suitable candidate is proposed in a given year, the award will not be presented for that year. The award will be announced and conferred during the IEEE Global Communications (GLOBECOM) conference.
Nomination Procedure Nominations will be solicited by e-mail from the RCC members. All nominations must be sent to the RCC Secretary in PDF or text format by August 15 of the year in which the award is to be given. The nominations should include a concise description of the candidate’s contributions to the technological advancement of radio communications and any supporting materials showing that the candidate has met the award eligibility criteria. Any person may nominate a candidate for the award, except the members of the RCC Technical Recognition Award Selection Committee and ComSoc Board of Governors.
Eligibility Criteria Any individual, except members of the RCC Technical Recognition Award Selection Committee and ComSoc Board of Governors, may be nominated for the award, if the following criteria are met:

  • the candidate must be an IEEE ComSoc Member at the time of nomination;
  • the candidate must have been involved significantly with research related to the areas of radio communications; and
  • the candidate must have made outstanding contributions to the technological advancement of radio communications.

Award Selection Committee The recipient of the RCC Technical Recognition Award is decided by the RCC Technical Recognition Award Selection Committee, which is chaired by a past RCC chair. The committee also consists of the current RCC officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary) plus one additional RCC member nominated by the Award Selection Committee Chair.
Support for the Award The RCC Technical Recognition Award is supported by the IEEE ComSoc and will be funded underthe IEEE ComSoc annual budget for supporting Technical Committee activities.
List of the awarded


2016 – William C. Lindsey

 2015 – Larry Greenstein  2014 – H. Vincent Poor

2013 – Lajos Hanzo

2012 – Desmond P. Taylor

2011 – Norman Beaulieu

2010 – Marco Chiani

2009 – Jack Winters

2008 – Moe Z. Win

2007 – Robert A. Scholtz

 

 

Outstanding Service Award


Guidelines for RCC Outstanding Service Award

(Version 12, approved in the RCC meeting held in Washington DC, USA, Nov. 29, 2007)

The Radio Communications Committee (RCC) Outstanding Service Award is established to recognize members of the IEEE Communications Society’s (ComSoc) RCC who have a distinguished record of service to the RCC community, including organization of RCC endorsed symposia and workshops, providing exceptional leadership within the RCC, and promotion of RCC activities and interests in the broader research community.
Award Frequency The RCC Outstanding Service Award will be given in each calendar year. If no suitable candidate is proposed in a given year, the award will not be presented for that year. The award will be announced and conferred during the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC).
Nomination Procedure Nominations will be solicited by e-mail from the RCC members. All nominations must be sent to the RCC Secretary in PDF or text format by March 1 of the year in which the award is to be given. The nominations should include a concise description of the candidate’s accomplishments as related to their RCC service. Any person may nominate a candidate for the award, except the members of the RCC Outstanding Service Award Selection Committee and ComSoc Board of Governors.
Eligibility Criteria Any individual, except members of the RCC Outstanding Service Award Selection Committee and ComSoc Board of Governors, may be nominated for the award, if the following criteria are met:

  • the candidate must be an IEEE ComSoc Member at the time of nomination;
  • the candidate must be an active member of the RCC at the time of nomination; and
  • the candidate must have made significant contributions in terms of his/her leadership within the RCC.

Award Selection Committee The recipient of the RCC Outstanding Service Award is decided by the RCC Outstanding Service Award Selection Committee, which is chaired by a past RCC chair. The committee also consists of the current RCC officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary) plus one additional RCC member nominated by the Award Selection Committee Chair.
Support for the Award The RCC Outstanding Service Award is supported by the IEEE ComSoc and will be funded under theIEEE ComSoc annual budget for supporting Technical Committee activities.

List of the awarded

 

2017 – Hanna Bogucka

2016 – Alberto Rabbachin

2015 – Andrea Conti

2014 – Arumugam Nallanathan

2013 – Davide Dardari

2012 – George Chrisikos

2011 – Andreas F. Molisch

2010 – Moe Z. Win

2009 – Hsiao-Hwa Chen

2008 – Marco Chiani

2007 – Mehmet Ulema

 

 

Early Achievement Award


Guidelines for the RCC Early Achievement Award

(Version 1, approved at the RCC meeting held in Paris, France, May 24, 2017)

The Radio Communications Committee (RCC) Early Achievement Award aims to promote radio communications research and development activities in both the academic and industrial community. This award is established as part of the RCC activities in which research and development takes place in areas related to radio communications. The award recognizes members of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) who have achieved early career visibility in the field through research and service to the RCC.
Award Frequency The RCC Early Achievement Award will be given in each calendar year. If no suitable candidate is proposed in a given year, the award will not be presented for that year. The award will be announced and conferred during the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC).
Nomination Procedure Nominations will be solicited by e-mail from the RCC members. All nominations must be sent to the RCC Secretary in PDF or text format by March 1 of the year in which the award is to be given. The nominations should include a concise description of the candidate’s contributions to the technological advancement of radio communications and any supporting materials showing that the candidate has met the award eligibility criteria. Any person may nominate a candidate for the award, except the members of the RCC Early Achievement Award Selection Committee and ComSoc Board of Governors.
Eligibility Criteria Any individual, except members of the RCC Early Achievement Award Selection Committee and ComSoc Board of Governors, may be nominated for the award if the following criteria are met:

  • the candidate must be an IEEE ComSoc Member at the time of nomination;
  • the candidate must have been involved significantly with research related to the areas of radio communications;
  • the candidate have participated in the RCC (e.g., attended RCC meetings, served RCC in a significant capacity, been member of the TPC for ICC/GLOBECOM); and
  • the candidate must be within 10 years since completion of Ph.D. at the time of nomination.

Award Selection Committee The recipient of the RCC Early Achievement Award is decided by the RCC Early Achievement Award Selection Committee, which is chaired by a past RCC chair. The committee also consists of the current RCC officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary) plus one additional RCC member nominated by the Award Selection Committee Chair.
Support for the Award The RCC Early Achievement Award is supported by the IEEE ComSoc and will be funded under the IEEE ComSoc annual budget for supporting Technical Committee activities.

List of the awarded – The first Awardee will be determined.