IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Service Award for EMEA

Call for Nomination for the IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Service Award for the Europe, Middle East, & Africa Region


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The “IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Service Award for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region” is sponsored by the IEEE ComSoc Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Region. This award honors an individual who has significantly contributed to the development of IEEE ComSoc activities in the EMEA Region.

  • Nominations shall be solicited and may include electronic advertising for the award.
  • Applicants must be IEEE ComSoc members and residents in the EMEA region
  • The “IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Service Award for the EMEA Region” will be awarded to the best candidate

Award Prize

  • The recipient of “IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Service Award for the EMEA Region” will receive a plaque and honorarium of US$400.

Selection Process

An EMEA Selection Committee will determine the award recipient from among the eligible applicants. The “IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Service Award for the EMEA Region” will be awarded to the best candidate based on evidence of significant contribution to the development of IEEE Communications Society activities in the EMEA Region.

Each nominator or applicant must submit an Application to the Chair of the IEEE ComSoc EMEA Distinguished Service Award Committee before the deadline.

Applications should include the following:

  • Applicant’s biography
  • A supporting statement and a list of the particular activities and achievements of the nominee in the development of IEEE ComSoc in the EMEA Region.
  • The cover page should contain the applicant’s name, affiliation, address, IEEE Membership Number, ComSoc membership, telephone, and e-mail address.

Important dates for 2021

  • 1 June 2021: Announcement of the Award and Opening for Submissions
  • 30 July 2021: Closing date for Submissions
  • 15 October 2021: Announcement of Awardee

 Each application must be sent by e-mail to the following addresses:

Luca Foschini Christos Verikoukis
Chair: EMEA Distinguished Service Award Committee, IEEE Communications Society EMEA Director, IEEE Communications Society
E-mail: luca.foschini@unibo.it E-mail: cveri@cttc.es