Purpose: The purpose of this award is to recognize annually IEEE members who have given valuable achievements.
Prize: $150 to be used as a travel grant by the selected member to participate in any IEEE conference, a Certificate to the 1st author of the selected paper, and a trophy
Funding: Funded by the IEEE Tunisia section
Eligibility: Any active IEEE member living in Tunisia for at least 2 years. The candidate receives no remuneration for his achievement. The awards committee members are not eligible.
The basis for Judging: The evaluation of the achievement will be based on the following criteria (if applicable):

  1. (15 points) number and quality of the performed activities (technical and volunteering activities)
  2. (15 points) exceptional administrative, managerial and leadership achievement
  3. (15 points) implementation of innovative IEEE programs
  4. (15 points) impact on the industry, economy, government and society
  5. (15 points) impact of the achievements from the point of view of theory, technologies, and/or applications
  6. (15 points) quantity and quality of the outcomes
  7. (10 points) length of service to the Section

Presentation: One award will be given per year. The award will be announced and presented at a section meeting. No award will be given if a qualified candidate is not identified.

For further information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the awards committee <link>.


Past Recipients:

  • 2019: Nihel Ben Youssef, for her outstanding contributions, as Industry Ambassador, in bridging the gap and in enhancing relationships between industry and academia, for the benefit of IEEE members in Tunisia.
  • 2018: Khoubeyb Layouni, for his outstanding contributions to the IEEE ISSAT Student Branch members in Tunisia.
  • 2017: Abir Chermiti, for her outstanding contributions to the IEEE Women In Engineering (WIE) members in Tunisia.
  • 2016: no award
  • 2020&2021: Achref Selmi, for his outstanding contributions to the IEEE Tunisia Section, IEEE IAS Tunisia Section Chapter and IEEE ENIG Student Branch members in Tunisia.