IEEE Tunisia Section Outstanding Student Publication Award

Purpose: The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding paper published in the IEEE Transactions / Journals / Conferences.

Award description: $150 to be used as a travel grant by the student 1st author in order to participate in any IEEE conference, a certificate of recognition to the 1st author and a trophy, funded by the IEEE Tunisia section.

Eligibility: Any student/graduate student contributing as 1st author of a paper published in an IEEE Transactions or IEEE conference is eligible. The applicant must be a current student or graduate student member of the IEEE Tunisia section, lives in Tunisia, currently belongs to a Tunisian organization, and his/her affiliation in the published paper is in Tunisia. The 1st author must be a student at the time of the paper submission. The awards committee members are not eligible.

Evaluation criteria: The assessment of the overall technical quality, originality, potential impact, is based on the following rating scale:

  1. (40 points) Number of citations of the paper (by IEEE publications and non-IEEE publications);
  2. (30 points) Impact factor of the transaction or ranking of the conference;
  3. (30 points) Google Scholar H-index of the 1st author.

Past IEEE Tunisia outstanding student publication awardees: