Student Paper Competition

AT-RASC 2018 Student Paper Competition
May 28 - June 1, 2018 Gran Canaria, Canary Islands


6th International URSI Student Paper Prize Competition
Financially supported by the USA URSI National Committee (USNC-URSI)

Rules and Guidelines

  • 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 10th, 2018 through AT-RASC 2018 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 10th, 2018.
  • 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 10th, 2018.
  • 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.