AWARD AND NOMINATION DESCRIPTION
To recognize an individual who has given exemplary service to the Society in a spirit of selfless dedication and cooperation. The award is given in memory of N. Walter Cox, longstanding MTT-S volunteer.
Must be a member of IEEE and of MTT-S at time of nomination. Preference may be given to mid-career candidates. Previous recipients of the Distinguished Service Award are not eligible for the N. Walter Cox Award.
Basis for Judging
Service in one or more of the following areas: the Administrative Committee, Society publications, meetings and symposia, Chapter activities, committee lectures, or other distinguished service. Factors which will be considered in evaluating an individual for the award shall include: maintaining a positive and enthusiastic attitude, demonstrating courage, exhibiting a diversity of interests and capabilities, serving as a role model, and motivating and inspiring others.
Presented at the annual IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Awards Banquet.
PREVIOUS N. WALTER COX AWARD RECIPIENTS
All previous N. Walter Cox Award recipients are listed on the Past Awardees page under N. Walter Cox 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