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Technical Paper Competition

The Region Student Papers Competition is jointly sponsored by IEEE Region 5 and the IEEE Life Members Fund. 

imagesThis contest encourages the development of technical communication skills. The competition includes an oral presentation and written paper related to technical, engineering, management, or societal aspects of subjects relevant to the IEEE.

Schedule/Deadlines:

  • Local Competitions: February 16, 2015 (verify with your Section or Branch Counselor)
  • Area Competitions: February 23, 2015 (verify with your Area Chair)
  • Regional Competition: March 30, 2015

Oral Presentation: Saturday, April 18, 2015. Orientation begins at 8:00am in room TBA

Area Chairs:

  • North Area (KS, MO, OK, & southern IL): George R Dean
  • East Area (AR, LA, & east TX): Edit J Bourgeois
  • South Area (TX, except east and west TX): T Scott Atkinson
  • West Area (CO, southern WY, S/W NE, west TX, & S/W NM): James R Look

Rules/GuidelinesDownload 

Awards: Regional contest winners shall be announced at the Saturday Conference Banquet.  The decisions of the judges are final. Certificates are awarded to the winning papers. Cash prizes will be given for the Area and Region Competitions as shown. Prizes are per winning entry, not per author.

Area Winners:First-placed Entry: $250 Second-placed Entry: $ 150Third-placed Entry $ 75 Region:First-placed Entry: $ 800Second-placed Entry: $ 500Third-placed Entry $ 200

Reimbursement: See the [Eligibility and Reimbursement Policy] for details. For other questions concerning this contest, please contact the Contest Chair, Garrett Fried, at gpfried@ieee.org.