AT-RASC 2015 Student Paper Competition
May 18-22, 2015 Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

4th International URSI Student Paper Prize Competition
Financially supported by the USA URSI National Committee (USNC-URSI)

 

 

Chair:
Prof. Sembiam Rengarajan, California State University, Northridge, CA, USA
   
Student Paper Prize winners:
  1st Place through 3rd Place, will be awarded a certificate and
check in the amounts of $750, $500 and $250, respectively.

 

 

Selected finalisets (randomly ordered)
   
* Changyou Li
  Full-Wave Model and Numerical Study of Electromagnetic Plane-Wave Scattering by Multilayered Fiber-Based Periodic Composites
  Laboratoire des Signaux et Systemes UMR8506 (CNRS-SUPELEC-Universite Paris-Sud), France.
 
* Mathieu Vallerian
  A Parallel Unbalanced Digitization Architecture to Reduce the Dynamic Range of Multiple Signals
  Orange, Meylan, France and Citi-lab, INSA Lyon, France.
   
* Nosherwan Shoaib
  A Novel Type N Coaxial Air-Line Verification Standard,
  Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico Di Torino, Italy.
 
* Gabor Fekete
  Radio Frequency Carrier Signal Generation Using a Single Drive Mach-Zehnder Modulator Based Optical Comb Generator
  Department of Broadband Infocommunications and Electromagnetic Theory, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary.
   
* Dailos Ramos
  Different Strategies to Improve Sensitivity and Power of the Wake-Up Receivers
  Departamento de Ingenieria Electronica y Automatica, Instituto de Microelectonica Aplicada (IUMA), Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Las Palmas, Spain.
 
* Yong-Qiang Liu
  Spoof Surface Plasmons Dispersion and Modes of a Lamellar Grating for Terahertz Applications
  School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, Beijing, China.
   
* Pragati Patel
  Novel S Shaped Dielectric Resonator Antenna for Wireless Communication
  Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
 
* Tiago Cunha
  Energy Savings in 3G Using Dynamic Spectrum Access and Base Station Sleep Modes
  Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal.
   
* Uma Pandey
  D-Region Perturbation Associated with the Solar Flares as Observed at a Low Latitude Station Agra, India
  Dept of Physics, Banasthali University, Tonk, Rajasthan, India and Dept of Electronics and Communication Engineering, R.B.S. Engineering Tech. Campus Bichpuri, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.
 
* Shichao Li
  Design and Experiment of a Novel Frequency Scanning Grating Array Antenna Operating at 0.3 Terahertz Band
  Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
   

 

 

Practical arrangements
 
  • The finalists will be informed on their selection.
  • The finalists are invited to present their paper in front of an URSI Panel of Judges consisting of the ten URSI Commission Chairs or their authorized representatives, in case of absence.
  • This presenation is scheduled on Sunday 17 March 2015 at the conference venue:
    • 08h20 - loading of presentations on computer.
    • 08h40 to 10h20 - five presentations of 20 minutes each.
    • 10h20 to 10h40 - coffee break.
    • 10h40 to 12h20 - five presentations of 20 minutes each.
    • 12h20 to 13h00 - Committee discussion and vote.
  • The prizes will be awarded based on the clarity of their presentation, accessibility to the broad audience of the ten URSI Commissions and the ability to answer questions on their work.
  • All finalists will receive free access to the banquet, where all finalists will be recognized, and prizes will be presented to three.
 
Rules and Guidelines (submission now closed)
 
  • First author and presenter must be a full-time university student.
  • The topic of the paper must be related to the field of one of the ten URSI Commissions.
  • An abstract must be submitted by January 12th, 2015 through AT-RASC 2015 on-line paper submission system and the appropriate box must be checked during the paper submission process.
  • In addition to this standard paper submission, a full paper, not longer than 25 pages and in the single-column, double-spaced manuscript format of the journal Radio Science must be submitted by January 12th, 2015.
  • A paper which is submitted to a journal before final submission to the student competition is ineligible. However, a student is encouraged to submit his/her paper to a journal after January 12th, 2015.
  • A letter from the student's advisor on university letterhead must be appended to the paper. The letter must state that the author is enrolled as a full-time university student in a degree program. If co-authored, the letter must state that all co-authors played only an advisory role. No other students are permitted as co-authors.
  • Ten finalists will be chosen based upon quality, originality and scientific merit. They will receive free access to the banquet, where all finalists will be recognized, and prizes will be presented to three.
  • The URSI Panel of Judges will consist of the ten URSI Commission Chairs or their authorized representatives, in case of absence.
  • In addition, the prizes will be awarded based on the clarity of their presentation, accessibility to the broad audience of the ten URSI Commissions and the ability to answer questions on their work.
 
Separate and independent from this Student Paper Competition, a limited number of awards are available to assist Young Scientists from both developed and developing countries to attend the AT-RASC 2015. See here for more information. Those who are eligible and interested to apply for the Young Scientist Award may do so by ticking the appropriate box during the paper submission process.
 
Contact:
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