AWARD AND NOMINATION DESCRIPTION
The IEEE Microwave Magazine Best Paper Award recognizes the peer-reviewed technical feature judged to provide a clear overview of the state of the art in a given area of the MTT Society’s field of interest.
US $1,000 and a plaque. If the paper has more than one author, a plaque will be presented to each author and the cash award for each will be distributed by formula.
All technical features and application notes for the calendar year preceding the deliberation year are considered.
Basis for Judging
(A) The paper is well organized and clearly written at a level for general microwave engineers (not for experts only)
(B) The paper provides an overview of the state-of-the-art in a given area.
Presented at the annual IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Awards Banquet.
PREVIOUS MICROWAVE MAGAZINE BEST PAPER AWARD RECIPIENTS
This prize was awarded for the first time in 2010. Previous Microwave Magazine Best Paper Award recipients are listed on the Past Awardees page under Microwave Magazine Best Paper Award.
IEEE/MTT-S AWARDS: IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR NOMINATORS AND ENDORSERS
IEEE Policy 4.4 (Limitations of Awards) states the following:
“No person shall receive an award, or be the nominator or reference for a nomination for a candidate for an award, who, at any stage of the recipient-selection process for that award, is eligible to vote on who shall receive that award. This conflict of interest limitation shall apply to all awards given by the IEEE or any of its organizational units.”
With reference to the MTT-Society, this Policy affects Members of the MTT-S Awards Committee*, and voting members of the MTT Administrative Committee**.
* The Awards Committee prepares a slate of candidates for the Career, Distinguished Service, Distinguished Educator, Pioneer, Application, Outstanding Young Engineer, and N.W. Cox Awards of the MTT-Society
** The Adminstrative Committee approves the award slate proposed by the Awards Committee