Essay Competition

Essay competition for IEEE Young Professionals and Student Members

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To take part, write a 1000-word essay on a recently published IEEE Explore paper which you have read, explaining its relevance to your work. The authors of the paper must not be affiliated with your institution. In your essay expand on the following points:

  1.     The reasons why the paper was selected
  2.     Its impact on your work
  3.     Your work versus the work presented in the paper
  4.     The influence which the paper has had on your thinking and your ideas for future work.

Please note that equations, references, tables and diagrams should NOT be included in the essay. The winning essay will be published on the DEIS website and in the IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine. The essays of the two runners-up will also be published on the DEIS website. The winning candidate and the two runners up will each receive a certificate from DEIS carrying her/his name, affiliation and the title of the essay, and an Amazon voucher. The values of the vouchers will be $150 for the winner, and $100 for each runner-up. For more details click here.

Previous year essay competition results can be found here.

Important dates

Submission deadline via the DEIS website:                    31st of October   30th of November 2015  

Announcement of results on the DEIS website:                12 January 2016

Publication of the winning essays by:                                  May 2015

Announcement by: Antonios Tzimas- Chair of IEEE DEIS Young Professionals Membership

Andrea Cavalini – Chair of the IEEE DEIS Education Committee

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