Requirements for 2024 Best Student Paper Award

The IEEE Symposium on VLSI Technology & Circuits recognizes outstanding student papers with a Best Student Paper Award. The awards were established in 2004 to promote student research and support the development of future leaders in the fields of VLSI Technology and Circuits.

Criteria of Selection

Award recipients are selected based on:

  • Quality of their written papers
  • Quality of their presentations at the Symposia

Benefits for Award Recipients

  • Award recipients receive a monetary prize and certificate, presented at the opening session of the Symposium held in the following year
  • Award recipients’ travel expenses and registration fees for the Symposium held in the following year are covered by the Symposium

Requirements for the Candidates

Candidates for the awards:

  • Must be enrolled as full-time students at the time of paper submission
  • Must be the leading author and the presenter of their papers
  • Must indicate at submission that their papers should be considered for the award
  • If it is explicitly stated in the paper, above requirements also apply to authors who have made equal contributions

Application Form

In order to validate the requirements, accepted student authors will need to complete the application form, including professor/supervisor signature, and submit via the online form. Further instructions will be supplied to student authors upon acceptance. If the work described in the paper has been done in part or in its entirety at an industrial site or research institute, both the professor and the supervisor at the industrial/research institute need to sign this application form.

Complete Best Student Paper Award Form