IEEE 802 and the IEEE Standards Education Committee are sponsoring a Student Paper Competition with cash prizes, travel grants and an opportunity to present the paper at the IEEE 802 Plenary meeting in San Diego on 26 July 2016.
Papers shall be original, unpublished work of the students, may not exceed 3,500 words of text (not including figures), and cover one of the following topics areas:
- Future network technologies for social good
- History and implementation of IEEE 802 security architecture
- Spectrum sharing and regulation
- IEEE 802 standards for TV Whitespace
- Application of IEEE 802 standards in Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS)
- Application of IEEE 802 standards in Field Area Networks and Field Message Buses
- How IEEE 802 standards can be used to advance technology for humanity
- Historical overview of IEEE 802 standards
- Compare similar or competing IEEE 802 technologies
- Using IEEE 802 standards to satisfy new applications
More information can be found on the IEEE 802 2016 Student Paper Contest web page.