Student Paper Competition

Competition Details

All IEEE student members are invited and encouraged to enter the IGARSS 2019 Student Paper Competition. Ten finalists will be selected by a committee to present their papers during a special session at the symposium in Yokohama.

To enter, you must submit the following documents online at the paper submission page by January 8, 2019 January 15, 2019.

Publish-ready 2-column, 4-page Proceedings Paper Publish-ready 2-column, 4-page Proceedings Paper This document will be judged for the SPC.
Proof of Student Status (scanned image) Proof of Student Status (scanned image) Image of your student ID or a letter from your University or school stating that you are a student currently enrolled in a degree program.
Advisor Letter Advisor Letter A signed letter from your advisor stating that you:
  • are a candidate for a degree and IEEE student member,
  • will personally present the paper if accepted,
  • has a higher contribution to the presented paper than 60% (if the contribution is less than 60%, the paper is not suitable for a student paper competition and can be submitted to the normal track),
  • will register and participate in the symposium, and
  • will attend the Awards Banquet;


Competition guidelines:

  1. The first/principal author must be a student.
  2. The student must be an IEEE member.
  3. Each student can only submit one paper for consideration in the contest.
  4. The student must be in a degree program at the time of submission of IGARSS 2019 paper.
  5. The student must attend IGARSS 2019 and present the paper.
  6. The student will publish the paper in the IGARSS 2019 Proceedings.
  7. All required documents must be uploaded through the online system by January 8, 2019 January 15, 2019.