We seek your nominations for the “2023 Wireless Communications Technical Committee (WTC) Outstanding Young Researcher Award”.

This award is given to one or two persons who have achieved early career visibility in the field through research in wireless communications and service to WTC. The award winner(s) will be announced at the GC23 WTC meeting.

The Nominee must

(1) be an IEEE ComSoc Member and an active WTC member at the time of nomination (see WTC’s P&P for “active WTC member”),

(2) have been involved significantly with research related to the areas of wireless communications and

(3) be within 10 years from completion of his/her PhD at the time of nomination.

Nominations are to be solicited from the WTC members (self-nominations are not allowed) and should include a sentence for “what service or accomplishment” the person is being nominated for and a one-page supporting material. Two letters supporting the nomination may also be sent to the WTC Award Committee Chair (zding@UCDAVIS.EDU).

The Award Subcommittee is composed of the following six members:

Chair: Zhi Ding, UC Davis, USA

Rahim Tafazolli, University of Surrey, UK

Lin Cai, University of Victoria, Canada

Danijela Cabric, UCLA, USA

Urbarshi Mitra, University of Southern California, USA

Rui Zhang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China

The nomination deadline is 30 September 2023. All nominations and supporting material must be emailed to the Award Subcommittee Chair, Prof. Zhi Ding, at zding@UCDAVIS.EDU with the Subject Title “2023 WTC Outstanding Young Researcher Award“.