2020 IEEE India Council Awards

The India Council Awards are administered by IC Awards Committee.  

In order to recognise the dedicated efforts of IEEE Volunteers IEEE India Council will give the following awards: 

  1. Outstanding Volunteer Award 
    1. IEEE Volunteer (Age greater than 35)  
    2. IEEE Volunteer (Age equal to and below than 35)
      1. Outstanding Student  
      2. Outstanding WIE Student  
      3. Outstanding YP 
  1. Outstanding Student Branch Award 
    1. Outstanding Student Branch  
    2. Outstanding Upcoming Branch  
  1. India Council Outstanding Industry Award  
    1. IEEE IC Technologist of the Year 2020 
    2. IEEE IC Women technologist of the Year 2020 
    3. IEEE IC Technology Start-up of the Year 2020 
  1. India Council Leadership Awards 
    1. India Council Lifetime Achievement Awards for IC Chairs  
    2. India Council Leadership Awards for Section/Subsection Chairs  
  1. WIE Awards (In association with HOPE Foundation) (announcement will be done separately by Dr Rajashree Jain, VC-SAC.
    1. Best Outgoing Female Student (from Faculty of Science / 

Technology / Engineering) 

  1. Best Women Engineer / Scientist / Technocrat 

(Working Professional -Early Career Stage) 

  1. Outstanding Volunteer Awards: 
  • The primary criteria for selection are the enthusiastic support of the volunteer to the section/chapter activities by him or her in last two calendar years i.e. 2019 and 2020 till the time of application which shall carry 75% weightage.
  • Contribution prior to 1st Jan 2019 shall carry 25% weightage. 
  • Winner will be those who, through have done volunteering at the section/chapter/IC/Region level at various forums like conferences, seminars, symposiums, technical talks etc. organised by the branch, subsection, section, region and Membership development. 
  • Award Committee may seek the endorsement of the shortlisted candidates by the respective sections.
  • Biography of Volunteer emphasizing his or her IEEE related activities for the year.
  • Winner shall be presented Certificate during IEEE INDICON 2020 (NO TA/DA shall be provided by IC) however winner can request section for the travel support. 
  • The Jury Members of Awards, IC office bearer (Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, VC Awards, VC SAC) are not be eligible to apply. 
  • Those who are beneficiary in last three years shall not be eligible. 
  1. Student Branch Award 
  • This award is to recognize the contributions made by the IEEE student branches in increasing the awareness of IEEE and the value addition the branch has brought in to the campus. 
  • The award will be decided based on various factors like the current membership count, growth of members, number of seminars, symposiums, colloquiums conducted in the year, Papers published/presented in various forum by members, awards won by members, significant value addition in the campus.  
  • All student branches with more than 50 active IEEE student members are eligible to submit the application.
  • Branch should not be one amongst listed in dormant branch.
  • Those who got in Best Branch Award in last three years shall not be considered for awards (2019, 2018 and 2017).
  • Nominations are to be sent duly endorsed by Student Branch Counsellor and Section Chair and it should reach to VC awards by 15th October 2020 (by uploading only).
  • Winner shall be presented Certificate during IEEE INDICON 2020 (NO TA/DA shall be provided by IC).
  1. India Council Outstanding Industry Award  
  1. IEEE IC Technologist of the Year 2020: The objective of this award will be to recognize technical excellence with benefit to society in the field of electrical engineering, and related technical areas. This award will recognize the outstanding individual contributions in industry. 
  2. IEEE IC – Woman Technologist of the Year 2020: The objective of this award will be to recognize technical excellence with benefit to society in the field of electrical engineering, and related technical areas. This award will recognize the outstanding individual contributions by women technologists in industry. 
  3. IEEE IC – Technology Start-up of the Year 2020: The objective of this award will be to recognize technology Start-up organization with benefit to society in the field of electrical engineering, and related technical areas. The nominated Start-up organization should have been registered in India, and must have been operational for a period of at least 2 years; and the technical innovations being cited should have been performed in India.  

Eligibility:  

  • The nominee should have been residing and working in India – at least – for the last 5 years. 
  • Nominations are to be sent through Email and it should reach to VC awards by 15th October 2020.
    • It is desirable but not essential that one of the founder should be IEEE member (student or above) for at least 2 years including current year however this is not essential.
    • The primary criteria for selection are the enthusiastic support of the volunteer to the section/Subsection/Council/Industry by him or her in last two calendar years i.e. 2019 and 2020 till application which shall carry 75% weightage.
    • Contribution prior to 1st Jan 2019 shall carry 25% weightage. 
    • In case of Industry awards if it is a team effort, the individual technical contribution of the nominee to the technical innovations needs to be clearly identified. 
    • Nominations are to be sent to VC awards by 15th October 2020 (by uploading only).
    • Winner shall be presented Certificate during IEEE INDICON 2020 (NO TADA shall be provided by IC, however section can provide).  
    • Details of awards and link shall be available on IC Website. 
    • The Jury Members of Awards, IC office bearer (Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, VC Awards) are not be eligible to apply. 
    • In case of Industry awards Non-IEEE member can also apply and is not restricted as its multi-disciplinary everywhere.  
    • Self-nomination or Nomination – both are allowed. 
    • Search Committee can also nominate a person of repute.
  1. India Council Leadership Awards 
  1. India Council Lifetime Achievement Awards for IC Chairs
  2. India Council Leadership Awards for Section/Subsection Chairs  

Eligibility:   

  • The primary criteria for selection are to motivate and recognise great efforts by IEEE volunteers at leadership positions to the Council /Section/Sub-section Region/MGA activities by him or her in last few years i.e. 2019 and prior.
  • Candidate should have done volunteering at the section/subsection /IC Region/MGA level specially brought major impact.  
  • Biography of Volunteer emphasizing his or her IEEE related activities for the year (2020 and prior). 
  • Nominations are to be sent through Email and it should reach to VC awards by 15th October 2020.
  • Winner shall be presented Certificate during IEEE INDICON 2020 (NO TA/DA shall be provided by IC).
  • The Jury Members of Awards, IC office bearer (Chair, Secretary, Treasurer) and current Chair (Section /subsection) are not eligible to apply.
  • Self-nomination or Nomination – both are allowed. 
  • Those who are beneficiary shall not be eligible. 
  • Search Committee can also nominate a person of repute.

5. WIE Awards – call shall be separately sent through WIE Chair  

Timelines 

  1. Call For Nominations                   September 1, 2020  
  2. Nomination Deadline                           October 15, 2020  
  3. Evaluation Period                                 November 2020  
  4. Recipient Notified:        End of November 2020  

Prof. Kumar Vaibhav Srivastava   

Vice Chair Awards –IEEE India Council 2020  

Email: kvs@iitk.ac.in;

For applying please follow the link 

https://tinyurl.com/ieeeicawards

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