The IEEE offers many opportunities for students to win contests for outstanding performance in a variety of areas.
Students, here you will be able to search for opportunities to receive recognition and prizes for your innovative thinking and hard work.
Sponsors, here you can have the opportunity to recognize some of the best and brightest young engineering minds while taking the opportunity to reinforce your organization’s dedication to the support of the next generation of IEEE leaders.
|IEEEXtreme||MGA Student Activities Committee||IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members – advised and proctored by an IEEE member, and often supported by an IEEE Student Branch – compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems.||Up to three IEEE Student Members in a team||https://ieeextreme.org/|
|IEEEmadC||IEEE Computer Society||IEEEmadC (Mobile Applications Development Contest), is a 6-8 month competition which was initially focused to inspire student members in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa to develop mobile applications. It has escalated into a globally recognized competition. It provides IEEE student members a new interesting activity and a chance to develop something which achieves the IEEE mission and makes its members lives and time more valuable.||Any undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. student can compete. Special Prizes for winning teams with IEEE and CS members||https://www.ieeemadc.org/|
|IEEE ComSoc Student Competition||EEE Communications Society||The competition, Communication Technology Changing the World, recognizes students or teams of students who demonstrate the capacity to improve the lives of people through the application of communication technology and the development of projects that meet the needs of humanity.||Individual or a Team led by a Student member or Graduate Student member of IEEE Communications Society||https://www.comsoc.org/membership/ieee-comsoc-student-competition|
|CASS Student Design Competition||IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CAS)||The CASS Student Design Competition is a worldwide competition where undergraduate students will team with high school students. The teams should suggest and execute projects aimed at encouraging High School Students to study Electrical Engineering and related areas. The focus should be on finding a solution to a real-life problem based on circuits and systems.||> The teams should have from 3 to 10 members, that must be full-time high school or university students (including graduate students) (at least until 31 December 2020)|
> Each team should have at least one mentor, that must be faculty members. The mentors are not considered as team members.
> At least 3 team members must be IEEE CASS Student Members for 2020
|IEEE Signal Processing Cup||IEEE Signal Processing Society||The Signal Processing Cup (SP Cup) competition is held annually and encourages teams of students to work together to solve real-world problems using signal processing methods and techniques. Each year, three final teams are chosen to present their work during ICASSP to compete for the US$5,000 grand prize!||Any team composed of one faculty member, at most one graduate student and 3-10 undergraduate students is welcomed to join the open competition.||https://signalprocessingsociety.org/get-involved/signal-processing-cup|
|The Norman Miller Student Poster Competition||IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society||Each year the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society sponsors the Student Poster Competition at the spring and fall OCEANS Conferences. Cash awards for the winning posters and the travel, food, lodging, and registration expenses of all students participating in the competition are provided by OES.||Open for all||https://ieeeoes.org/technical-activities/student-competitions/|
|IEEE Xplore Challenge||The IEEE Xplore® Challenge for Researchers in Asia is open to academics, research scholars, and engineers from China, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, who are from universities, corporations, and government institutions and who have a subscription to IEEE Xplore, and are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. The respondents with the highest quiz scores will be entered into a drawing to win one of several prizes.||All academics, research scholars, and engineers from China, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, who are from universities, corporations, and government institutions who have a subscription to IEEE Xplore, and are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry.||https://ieee-xplore-challenge.org/asia/rules-and-regulations/|
|IAS CMD Humanitarian Contest 2019||IEEE IAS||> Individuals: One IEEE IAS Student/Graduate Member and a Project Advisor|
> Teams: Up to 3 IEEE IAS Student/Graduate Members and a Project Advisor
|IAS CMD Student Robotics Demonstration Contest 2020||IEEE IAS||At least one member of the team should be an IAS, IEEE member.||https://ias.ieee.org/chapters-membership/chapter-promotion-programs,-awards-and-contests.html|
|IAS Chapter Awards and Contests||IEEE IAS||Open for all||https://ias.ieee.org/chapters-membership/chapter-promotion-programs,-awards-and-contests.html|
|MATE ROV Competitions||The MATE competition challenges K-12, community college, and university students from all over the world to design and build ROVs to tackle missions modeled after scenarios from the ocean workplace.||Pre-University Students||https://materovcompetition.org/|
|VAST Challenge 2020||IEEE VIS 2020||The 2020 IEEE VAST Challenge asks you to apply visual analytics to solve three mini-challenges to help a world impacted by a worldwide cyber event. These challenges are open to participation by individuals and teams in industry, government, and academia. We encourage your submissions and look forward to seeing your innovative visual analytics approaches||https://vast-challenge.github.io/2020/|
|SciVis Contest 2020||IEEE VIS 2020||The 2020 IEEE SciVis Contest is dedicated to create novel approaches or state of the art visualizations to assist domain scientists to better understand the complex transport mechanisms of eddies in the Red Sea under uncertainty.||https://kaust-vislab.github.io/SciVis2020/|
|BioVis@IEEE Challenges||BioVis Interest Group||The BioVis Interest Group organizes this interdisciplinary workshop at IEEE VIS, covering aspects of visualization in biology. This workshop brings together researchers from the visualization, bioinformatics, and biology communities with the purpose of educating, inspiring, and engaging visualization researchers in problems in biological data visualization.||http://biovis.net/2020/biovisChallenges_vis/|
|RoboCup||Partnered with IEEE RAS||RoboCup is arranged with the intention to use RoboCup as a vehicle to promote robotics and AI research, by offering a publicly appealing, but formidable challenge. One of the effective ways to promote science and engineering research is to set a challenging long term goal. When the accomplishment of such a goal has significant social impact, it is called a grand challenge project. Building a robot that plays soccer will not by itself generate significant social and economic impact, but the accomplishment will certainly be considered a major achievement for the field. RoboCup is a landmark project as well as a standard problem.||https://www.robocup.org/|
|IEEE Computer Society Lance Stafford Larson Paper Contest||IEEE CS||In 1983, the Lance Stafford Larson Award was established by the Larson family in memorial for their son, who died in an electrical accident while an undergraduate at the University of Maryland. The Larson family, which includes IEEE Past President Robert Larson, created this award to encourage students to develop excellence in their communication skills and to motivate students toward achievement in the field of Computer Science. One award of $500 is given each year to the first place winner. First, second, and third place winners also receive a certificate of commendation. The prize is awarded to the best paper. In case of multiple authors, the prize will be divided among the student authors.||https://www.computer.org/volunteering/awards/scholarships/larson|
|Student Poster Competition 2020||GHTC 2019 invites undergraduate students to submit abstracts for the Student Poster Competition. To participate in the Competition students should write a 400-500-word description (abstract) of the poster, along with authors names, respective university and contact details;||Undergrad Students||https://ieeeghtc.org/student-poster-competition-2020/|
|PITCH COMPETITIONS||Region 2||https://entrepreneurship.ieee.org/session/pitch-competitions-events-region-2/|
|Region 2 SAC Competitions||Region 2||https://r2.ieee.org/student-activities/|
|R-3 Student Software Competition||Region 3||Open for all||https://attend.ieee.org/southeastcon-2020/student-program/student-software-compitition/|
|R-3 Student Hardware Competition||Region 3||Open for all||https://attend.ieee.org/southeastcon-2020/student-program/student-hardware-competition/|
|IEEE Region 8 Student Paper Contest||Region 8||https://ieeer8.org/category/student-activities/awards-and-contests/student-paper-contest/|
|Pitch Competition: Seedstars World Competition||Region 9||The largest startup competition in emerging markets||https://www.seedstarsworld.com/|
|IEEE R10 UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT VIDEO CONTEST||Region 10 SAC||The IEEE Region 10 Student Activities Committee recognizes the importance of communication skills for fresh graduates as throughout their engineering career, they are constantly called upon to communicate ideas to others. The contest offers IEEE student members an opportunity to exercise and improve both verbal communication and presentation skills in a concise manner suitable for wider audience. The contest provides students with invaluable early experience in communicating ideas related to their professional field via electronic media.||IEEE Student Members in Region 10||https://sac.ieeer10.org/ieee-r10-undergraduate-project-video-contest/|
|IEEE R10 POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH PAPER CONTEST||Region 10 SAC||The IEEE Region 10 Student Activities Committee recognizes the importance of research and dissemination of the findings for the The IEEE Region 10 Student Activities Committee recognizes the importance of research and dissemination of the findings for the advancement of science and technology. Researching, writing, and presenting a paper provides students with invaluable early experience in communicating ideas related to their professional fields. The contest offers IEEE Student members an opportunity to exercise and improve both written and verbal communication skills.||IEEE Student Members in Region 10||https://sac.ieeer10.org/ieee-r10-postgraduate-research-paper-contest/|
|REGION 10 STUDENT BRANCH WEBSITE CONTEST||Region 10 SAC||The IEEE Region 10 Student Branch Website Contest is designed to encourage student volunteers to fully utilize the power of the Internet for keeping members informed about the local activities and opportunities to participate. A well-maintained website with ease of navigation can be a great source of timely information and an appealing showcase for the local IEEE activities. IEEE Region 10 Student Activities Committee annually conducts a website contest and the Student Branches under the Sections of Region 10 are invited to submit entries of their websites.||IEEE Student Branches in Region 10||https://sac.ieeer10.org/ieee-r10-student-branch-website-contest/|
|IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Competitions||IEEE Computational Intelligence Society||https://cis.ieee.org/conferences/competitions|
|Radar Challenge||IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society||The Radar Challenge is a new event co-hosted with radar conferences that enables participants to experience the magic of radar in a personal, tangible and experiential way—offering an opportunity to create and “see” invisible radar waves interacting with their environment. The event will host an unknown target scene that participants will then sense and decipher using their self-engineered “home-brew” radar. The goal is to build a community of radar builders that collectively explore the art of the possible in making “COTS-based” radars.||https://ieee-aess.org/radar-challenge|
|MOTOR VEHICLE CHALLENGE||IEEE Vehicular Technology Society||The IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, the Universidad Industrial de Santander, the University of Burgundy Franche-Comte, the University of Quebec at Trois Rivieres and the Universidad Nacional de Rafaela are proud to launch the IEEE VTS Motor Vehicles Challenge 2020. The fourth IEEE VTS Motor Vehicle Challenge is focused on a heavy-duty hybrid electric vehicle called ECCE. The ECCE VEH is powered by a 30kW PEM fuel cell, 540V 16F ultracapacitors, and a 540V battery pack. The FC, the UC, and the motors are connected to a 540 DC bus via power converters. The battery is directly connected to the DC bus. The challenge is to propose an Energy Management Strategy (EMS) to reduce hydrogen consumption and increase the lifetime of energy sources.||http://motorvehicleschallenge.org/|
|IEEE AP-S Student Design Contest||IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society||Join the 10th IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Antenna Design Contest! Design and build a system to demonstrate the function and application of radar. The top 6 teams will receive travel funds to attend the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium in Montreal, Canada, July 4-11, 2020 to demonstrate their working systems. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be announced at the 2020 IEEE AP-S Awards Presentation at the conference and will receive cash awards of US $1,500, $750 and $250, respectively.|
Important deadlines are November 30, 2019 and March 31, 2020.
Goal: Propose a setup that demonstrates the properties of a radar system in a practical application and provide educational material to explain it.
|The team should consist of 2 to 5 students, with at least 50% being undergraduate students. For a 5-year Bachelor-cum-Master degree program, students in years 1 to 3 are considered undergraduates. Each team should be advised by a professional mentor who is a member of the IEEE AP-S, but the work needs to be done primarily by the students. No student or mentor should be involved in more than one team.||https://www.ieeeaps.org/call-for-submissions-2020-ieee-ap-s-student-design-contest/511|
|Packaging Vision Competition at ECTC||IEEE Electronics Packaging Society||The IEEE EPS President’ Panel explores the path of packaging technologies towards the future. Visions of future packaging technologies are presented by students and discussed with EPS expertsin the field. The best student packaging visions will be selected by an expert panel recruited from EPS and ECTC technologists and awarded the EPS FPV Awards at the panel session. In the frame of the EPS packaging technology vision contest, selected students with ECTC 2020 papers will be invited to propose their electronics packaging technologies visions to a review board assembled around the EPS President from IEEE EPS experts.||All ECTC and ITherm attendees are eligible. An individual or a team of not more than three.||https://students.ieee.org/funding-opportunity/eps-packaging-vision-competition/|
|Student Paper Competition||IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society, in connection with the Annual International EMB Conference||Annually the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society, in connection with the Annual International EMB Conference, sponsors a Student Paper Competition (SPC).||an active member of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society at a Student Grade; Graduate Student Member or Undergraduate Student Member||https://embc.embs.org/2020/students/|
|Best paper award competition||IEEE EMBS and IEEE Brain||The IEEE Brain Initiative is sponsoring the Best Paper award. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards will be given. The awards will consist of a certificate and a cash prize. Finalists will be alerted prior to the meeting and will be required to present their paper at their poster during their designated times. A committee will choose the awardees from the selection of finalists.||At least one author of the abstract must be registered at the appropriate full conference rate (Member, Non-member, Student member, Student non-member) in order to upload the final abstract.||https://neuro.embs.org/|
|IEEE GRSS Data Fusion Contest||Image Analysis and Data Fusion Technical Committee (IADF TC) of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) and the Technical University of Munich||The Data Fusion Contest, organized by the Image Analysis and Data Fusion Technical Committee (IADF TC) of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) and the Technical University of Munich, aims to promote research in large-scale land cover mapping from globally available multimodal satellite data. The task is to train a machine learning model for global land cover mapping based on weakly annotated samples. The 2020 IEEE GRSS Data Fusion Contest consists of two challenge tracks:|
Track 1: Land cover classification with low-resolution labels
Track 2: Land cover classification with low- and high-resolution labels
|The Contest is open not only to IEEE members but to everyone, with the goal of promoting innovation and benchmarking in analyzing multi-source big earth observation data.||http://www.grss-ieee.org/community/technical-committees/data-fusion/|
|Student Paper Competition||IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society||IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society student members are invited to submit a paper to the IGARSS Student Paper Competition. The selection of the finalist papers will be done by a committee of experts, and the selected students will present their papers during a special session at the Symposium.||All IEEE student members||https://igarss2020.org/StudentPaperCompetition.asp|
|IES Student Best Paper Award||Industrial Electronics Society Awards and Honor Committee (IES A&H Committee).||To recognize the student best paper in The Industrial Electronics Society publications and to encourage the student or graduate student author to contribute further in the field of industrial electronics.||Author(s) of papers in the Industrial Electronics Society publications during the year specified for the award, where the first author must be a student or a graduate student IEEE member. Must be student or graduate student member of the IEEE.||http://www.ieee-ies.org/about/awards/awards-info/186-ies-student-best-paper-award|
|Student Committee video competition||The ITSoc Student Committee||All members of the Information Theory Community are encourages to participate in this competition. Videos must be 10 minutes or less in duration and uploaded on youtube, with a link posted on our contest website itsoc-competition.ece.utexas.edu. |
There are three grand prizes for the competition with a net worth of over $1000! We hope that you and your students will participate in this competition this year.
|All members of the Information Theory Community are encourages to participate in this competition.||https://2020.ieee-isit.org/StudentVideoExposition.asp|
|IEEE International Sensors and Measurement Student Contest||jointly promoted and organized by IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society (IMS), IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) and IEEE Sensors Council (SC) and is sponsored by STMicroelectronics||The IEEE International Contest of Sensors and Measurement Systems is jointly promoted and organized by IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society (IMS), IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) and IEEE Sensors Council (SC) and is sponsored by STMicroelectronics who will provide one SensorTile.box® to each team admitted to the competition. This multisensory device will be the common technology platform of the contest.|
Those willing to participate will have to submit a proposal, will have to develop their application at their University laboratories and attend one of the scheduled live demonstration sessions co-located with international conferences in the areas of sensors and instrumentation and measurement. For each demonstration event, two awards will be assigned (1st and 2nd place) for the best “Sensors and Measurement Systems” application.
|teams of Ph.D., Master and advanced undergraduates (particularly those in fast-track, dual BS/MS, Master programs) students||https://ieee-sensors.org/ieee-international-sensors-and-measurement-student-contest/#:~:text=The%20IEEE%20International%20Contest%20of,who%20will%20provide%20one%20SensorTile.|
|Transportation Forecasting Competition (TRANSFOR 19)|
| Organized by: ABJ70 Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Computing Applications|
Supported by: IEEE ITSS Technical Activities Sub-Committee “Smart Cities and Smart Mobility”
Sponsored by: Didi Chuxing
|The scope of the competition is to evaluate the accuracy of statistical, or CI methods in transportation data forecasting with particular reference to short term traffic forecasting. The focus will be on obtaining predictions, as close as possible to the real data. Solutions that will advance the current understanding in advanced computing, data preprocessing and traffic dynamics will be also favored. The competition is open to Teams (single participant or group of participants) that are willing to present their work at the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting.||https://ta.itss-ieee.org/transportation-forecasting-competition-transfor-19-call-for-participation-2019-trb-annual-meeting-workshop/|
|IMS Student Design Competitions||sponsored by the Technical Committees of the MTT||The competition encourages students to employ creative problem solving and gain practical design experience by developing a circuit, or system to address a problem stated in the competition rules while following specified constraints. The students will bring their designs to the competition where they perform measurements and compete against other student teams. The winning teams are awarded cash prizes and recognized at the IMS student luncheon awards. In the IMS 2020 SDC we have 12 different competitions spanning a wide range of topics from power amplifier design to spectral sensing radios. Links to descriptions and rules for each competition rules are below.Winning teams are awarded cash prizes and a chance to publish their designs in the IEEE Microwave Magazine.||https://ims-ieee.org/authors-organizers/studentdesigncompetitions|
|MTT-Sat Challenge||The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society||The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) has announced the MTT-Sat Challenge for groups of students developing RF hardware for CubeSat applications. The MTT-Sat Challenge is a worldwide competition for teams of undergraduate and graduate students to design and build RF hardware for small satellites. The most promising designs will undergo space environmental qualification testing and could be incorporated into an actual CubeSat.||undergraduate and graduate students||http://www.arrl.org/news/ieee-microwave-theory-and-techniques-society-seeks-student-cubesat-rf-hardware-proposals|
|THREE MINUTE THESIS (3MT®) COMPETITION||the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition is designed for eligible students and young professionals, who indicated upon submission of a paper their desire to enter the competition and whose paper is accepted for either oral or interactive forum presentation.|
The 3MT® contestants will make a presentation of three minutes or less, supported only by one static slide, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.
|students and young professionals||https://ims-ieee.org/authors-organizers/competitions/3mt|
|IEEE RF DESIGN COMPETITION||IEEE Islamabad Section Antennas & Propagation Society, Microwave Theory & Techniques Society and the Electromagnetic Compatibility Society (IEEE MTTS/APS/EMCS) joint chapter|| The competition theme was “Design and develop an IC based RF receiver for wireless application”. The students have enthusiastically participated in the competition. The projects were judged based on design and implementation excellence, measurement thoroughness and quality of the planned demo. The winning teams were awarded certificates and cash prizes sponsored by IEEE Microwave Theory & Techniques (MTT) Society.||https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/200080|
|Student Paper Award||The IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS)||"The purpose of this award is to encourage both outstanding student contributions and greater student participation as principal or sole authors of papers, as well as to acknowledge the importance of student contributions to the field of fusión engineering. In order to receive consideration for the Award, students must:|
be the principal author/researcher and the presenter of either an oral or poster paper at the SOFE2019 conference,
express their interest to participate in the competition when registering their abstract,
ensure that their supervisor/advisor submits a letter of support to the Chair of the Awards Committee, professor Martin Nieto-Perez (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|all students. :. If there is a tie, tie-breaking criteria is as follows: 1) IEEE NPSS members, 2) IEEE members, and 3) non-IEEE members, in that order.||https://sofe2019.utk.edu/studentinfo.html|
|Student Paper Competition and Awards||INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PLASMA SCIENCES|
|The NPSS Student Paper Award seeks to recognize outstanding student poster or oral papers submitted to the 47th International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS 2020). The purpose of these awards is to encourage both outstanding student contributions and greater student participation as principal or sole authors of papers as well as to acknowledge the importance of student contributions to the fields embraced by the ICOPS 2020. The two best submissions will each receive a cash award of US$500 each and a certificate. The two runners-up will each receive a certificate only.||https://www.icops2020.org/public.asp?page=award_grant.asp|
|National Ocean Sciences Bowl||The NOSB is an academic competition and program that addresses a national gap in environmental and earth sciences in public education by introducing high school students to and engaging them in ocean science, preparing them for ocean science-related and other STEM careers, and helping them become knowledgeable citizens and environmental stewards.||http://nosb.org/|
|Singapore AUV Challenge||Autonomous underwater robotics is an exciting challenge in engineering, which participants get to experience at SAUVC. The competition is great learning ground for participants to experience the challenges of AUV system engineering and develop skills in the related fields of mechanical, electrical and software engineering.||https://sauvc.org/|
|Maiman Student Paper Competition||HRL Laboratories, LLC, IEEE Photonics Society and APS Division of Laser Science.||This competition was established in 2008 in memory of Theodore Maiman and in acknowledgement of his amazing invention, the first working laser, and his other outstanding contributions to optics and photonics. The program recognizes student innovation, research excellence and presentation skills in the areas of laser technology and electro-optics, and is endowed by HRL Laboratories, LLC, IEEE Photonics Society and APS Division of Laser Science.|
Finalists will present their papers to a panel of judges in a private session during the conference. The top prize winner receives $3,000 USD, two honorable mention recipients each receive a certificate. The results will be announced during the Plenary Session and the OSA Foundation Luncheon.
|undergraduate or graduate student of an educational institution of collegiate grade who is devoting more than half-time to studies within the institution at the time the paper was written.||https://www.osa.org/en-us/foundation/competitions_prizes/maiman_student_paper_competition/|
|Logo Design Competition ||Tech and Art Fusion – Detroit, the conference venue of ECCE 2020, features a balanced mix of high-tech innovations and pioneering artistic practice. Inspired by a Tech and Art fusion, the design is comprised of the elements that not only highlight the world-renowned automotive industry, but also the avant-garde musical genre in the city of Detroit. Recognized as the historic heart of the American automotive industry, Detroit is named the ‘Motor City’ from the early 20th century. Meanwhile, the city is famous for its Techno electronic dance music and Motown Records, a remarkable record label of soul music. As a harmony between the conference theme and remarkable features of the local culture, the logo includes three major elements, which are: 1) Vehicle that represents the cutting-edge automotive industry, 2) Notes of Music that highlight the famous music practice in Detroit, and 3) Robotic Arm showing the world-leading manufacturing industry. The musical notation interconnecting these three elements reflects the fusion of tech and art in the city of Detroit. Furthermore, the vibrant notes of music, echoing the striped shadowing of the characters of ‘ECCE’, illuminate the vigorous advancement of the power electronics industry in Detroit and also all over the world.||At least one team member must be either PELS or IAS member to participate in the competition.||https://www.ieee-pels.org/pels-news/553-ecce-2021-logo-design-competition-let-your-idea-become-our-memory?highlight=WyJjb21wZXRpdGlvbiIsImNvbXBldGl0aW9uJ3MiXQ==|
|2020 International Future Energy Challenge|
College Student Competition
|￼IFEC is an international student competition for innovation, conservation, and effective use of electrical energy, which is open to college and university student teams from recognized undergraduate engineering programs in any location.|
The competition is sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power Electronics Society (PELS), Power & Energy Society (PES), Industry Application Society (IAS) and Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA)
|open to college and university student teams from recognized undergraduate engineering programs in any location.||https://www.ieee-pels.org/pels-news/557-ifec-2020-call-for-for-proposals?highlight=WyJjb21wZXRpdGlvbiIsImNvbXBldGl0aW9uJ3MiXQ==|
|EGYPTIAN EFFICIENT ENERGY CONVERTERS CHALLENGES||POWER ELECTRONICS SOCIETY-EGYPT CHAPTER THE INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS (PELS – EGY IEEE)||Participation is on a proposal basis. Universities that are interested must submit a proposal before the proposal deadline. Proposals will be judged by a distinguished panel of volunteer experts. Schools with successful proposals will be notified according to the announced date as indicated in the Calendar Dates section below. Student teams will then carry out the work and prepare hardware prototypes and reports. Deadline for the progress reports and qualification reports are listed under Calendar Dates section. The reports will be judged by a panel of expert professionals. The panel will select a group of teams as finalists based on the progress and qualifying reports. Feedback will be given to the team to improve the system.A semi-final will be held in Cairo, Egypt to test the prototypes and evaluate the reports to select short-listed finalists. The short-listed finalists will compete in a final competition in the IEEE conference on Power Electronics and Renewable Energy (CPERE 2019) to be held in Aswan in the period from October 23-25, 2019, where the rank of the competing teams will be decided by a group of national and international experts||Group participation (5 persons max) by undergraduate engineering students enrolled in Engineering programs in Egypt is eligible. Within each group, a maximum of one student enrolled in a Master/M.Sc. of Engineering program may be allowed.||http://www.ieee-cpere.org/Students_Competition.html|
|IEEE Regional Photography Student Contest||Region 9 SAC||The purpose of this contest is to reward and recognize students that record group activities and experiences related to the institution in an innovative and creative way.||• Have chair and advisor updated in IEEE vTools Officer Reporting;|
• Have an active 2020 IEEE Membership;
• Have submitted the 2020 student branch report.
Photographs taken in the period of September 2019 to June 2020 will be considered.
Photos that participated in the 2019 contest are banned.
In addition, the technical and humanitarian photographs submitted to the contest must be
related to IEEE activities.
Each student can participate in up to two of the three categories specified for
this contest. A total of 6 photos can be submitter per student branch, including
chapters and affinity groups. Other photographs will be disqualified.
|IEEE R9 Exemplary Student Technical Chapter Contest||Region 9 SAC||Will be considered to be exemplary those Student Technical Chapters that prove to have a good internal and external resources management and, mainly, effectively promote their Society area of study through projects and activities. In addition, these chapters should have quality documentation that can be useful for the group continuity and to share good practices knowledge and ideas.||• Have chair and advisor updated in IEEE vTools Officer Reporting;|
• Have at least 5 student members;
• Have completed 2020 Student Branch report.
|Success Case Student Award||Region 9 SAC||If your organizational unit has carried out any innovative activity, which stands out among other activities within the Region, whether it had a correct organization, good audience, won a prize, generated funds and resources for the Branch or managed to have agreements with other universities, companies or institutions, is an excellent candidate to be chosen as a case of success!||• They have updated president and advisor / advisor information at IEEE vTools Officer|
• They are active (have at least 10 members for Branches and 5 for Chapters / Affinity
• Have submitted the 2020 student branch report.
In addition, only activities carried out during the period of August 2019 until June 2020
will be considered. Each organizational unit can send just 1 (one) success case.
|Exemplary Student Affinity Group Award||Region 9 SAC||Exemplary Student Affinity Group will be considered those who demonstrate that they have good management of the institution’s internal and external resources and, mainly, effectively promote the theme of their affinity group through projects and activities. In addition, groups must have quality documentation, which can be used for the continuity of the group’s culture and dissemination of knowledge of good practices and ideas.||• They have Chair and advisor updated in IEEE vTools Officer Reporting;|
• Be active (have 5 student members).
• Have submitted the 2020 student branch report.
|IEEE Women in Engineering Inspiring Member of the Year Award||IEEE WIE||The purpose of this award is to recognize a professional member of IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) who has made an outstanding contribution to IEEE WIE, their community, and the engineering community, through their dedication and involvement in projects or activities directed toward fulfilling one or more of the IEEE WIE goals and objectives.||An IEEE Member grade or higher|
A professional member of IEEE WIE for at least two (2) years
A professional working in industry/academia for greater than five (5) years
Must not be a past recipient of the IEEE Women in Engineering Inspiring Member of the Year Award
|IEEE Women in Engineering Inspiring Student Member of the Year Award||IEEE WIE||The purpose of this award is to recognize an undergraduate/graduate student member of IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) who has overcome barriers to pursue engineering and/or who has made a personal impact in their community through their dedication and involvement in projects or activities directed toward fulfilling one or more of the IEEE WIE goals and objectives.||An IEEE Student Member or Graduate Student Member as of the submission deadline|
A member of IEEE WIE for at least two consecutive (2) years
Must not be a past recipient of the IEEE Women in Engineering Inspiring Student Member of the Year Award
|IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity Group of the Year Award||IEEE WIE||The IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Affinity Group of the Year Awards are given annually to one IEEE WIE Affinity Group and one IEEE WIE Student Affinity Group that have shown outstanding leadership and initiative in organizing activities.||https://wie.ieee.org/affinitygroup_award/|
|IEEE Women in Engineering Student Branch Affinity Group of the Year Award||IEEE WIE||The IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Student Branch Affinity Group of the Year Awards are given annually to one IEEE WIE Student Branch Affinity Group and one IEEE WIE Student Affinity Group that have shown outstanding leadership and initiative in organizing activities.||https://wie.ieee.org/studentbranchaffinitygroup_award/|
|Lance Stafford Larson Paper Contest||IEEE CS||Encourages students to develop excellence in their communication skills and achievement in the field of computer science.||All IEEE student members. There will be one award for undergraduates and a second for graduate students||https://www.computer.org/volunteering/awards/scholarships/larson|
|2021 IEEE AP-S Student Design Contest||IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S)||Propose a setup that demonstrates the design of an array with beamforming capability for Direction of Arrival (DoA) determination in a practical application, and provide educational material to explain it.||The team should consist of 2 to 5 students, with at least 50% being undergraduate students. Each team should be advised by a professional mentor who is a member of the IEEE AP-S, but the work needs to be done primarily by the students. No student or mentor should be involved in more than one team.||http://contentsharing.net/actions/email_web_version.cfm?ep=FY3XUSgRVrS2gno2L4Ef_w_ZwWH_0IPt599haBCYl8uhB5pMT_XYvblzCTyerNhVpEfExhKnuu0nhOAzKIAwituEtR1jo78uwfNW1e6L5c0~|
|AY2021 ASME Heat Sink Design Competition||GE/Oregon State University||For this competition, student will design, analyze and optimize an additively manufactured heat sink to cool a constant heat flux power electronics module subject to free convection. The student teams that are evaluated as having the most effective, unique designs will have an opportunity to test their designs using the additive manufacturing facilities at GE and state-of-the-art test equipment at Oregon State University. These student groups will also present their work at the 2021 ITherm Conference.||Teams of up to eight undergrad and graduate students.||https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSccsH55REJ5n8dYBFRX9ELi7QOZkGpGAnTluqPmZzc-p9TcwA/viewform|
|IEEE Computer Society Global Student Challenge||IEEE Computer Society||The IEEE Computer Society Global Student Challenge provides a platform for students from all over the world to create innovative solutions to big data problems.||Teams of students who are graduating no later than 2025.||https://www.computer.org/publications/tech-news/events/global-student-challenge-competition-2021?source=insider|
|SSIT Student Essay Contest||ISTAS21||With this contest, the SSIT is offering a chance for students to gain a larger audience for their ideas and work. The contest is a global initiative launched by the SSIT Student Activities Committees and run as a part of the Society’s flagship conference, the International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS21). The conference will take place on 28-31 October and is focused on the overarching theme “Technological Stewardship and Responsible Innovation”.||Students from any discipline are invited to participate. |
You must either:
Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate student, or
Have completed your undergraduate studies no earlier than January 2021.
Each student may submit only one essay to the contest.
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