Awards

CTTC Awards Committee

Technical Achievement Award

Basis For Judging

The award will recognize members of the Communication Theory Technical Committee (CTTC) of the IEEE Communications Society who have been involved with CTTC, have done outstanding work in communication theory, and have achieved a high degree of visibility in the field.

Outstanding Service Award

Basis For Judging

The award will recognize members of the Communication Theory Technical Committee (CTTC) of the IEEE Communications Society who have a distinguished record of service to the CTTC community, including CTTC symposia and workshop organization, leadership roles within the CTTC, and promoting CTTC activities and interests in the broader research community.

Early Achievement Award

Basis For Judging

The CTTC Early Achievement Award will recognize members of the CTTC who have achieved early career visibility in the field through research and service and who (i) have participated in the CTTC (e.g., attended CTTC meetings, attended CTW, served CTTC in a significant capacity, been member of the TPC for ICC/GLOBECOM) and (ii) are within 10 years of their Ph.D.

Andrea Goldsmith Young Scholars Award

Basis For Judging

The CTTC Andrea Goldsmith Young Scholars Award will recognize young scholars of the communication theory area who are (i) actively enrolled PhD students or (ii) within 2 years of their PhD completion at time of nomination deadline. Eligible nominees must be ComSoc members.
Successful nominees must show a high level of research aptitude in the broadly defined topic of communication theory, as well as engagement in the professional community. Judging criteria will include research independence, creativity, productivity, potential for impact, leadership and mentoring activities, and community engagement ideally including at least some participation within the CTTC and its meetings, symposia, and workshops.