AWARD AND NOMINATION DESCRIPTION
The Tatsuo Itoh Award recognizes the most significant contribution by a paper in IEEE Microwave and Components Letters (MWCL) that is published in the year preceding the year of deliberation.
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 papers published in the IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters in the previous calender year.
Basis for Judging
Technical excellence, importance of the contribution, and presentation will be the fundamental bases for evaluation.
Presented at the annual IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Awards Banquet.
PREVIOUS TATSUO ITOH PAPER AWARD RECIPIENTS
This prize was awarded for the first time in 2010. Previous Tatsuo Itoh Award recipients are listed on the Past Awardees page under Tatsuo Itoh 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