IEEE Outstanding Young Member Service Award

About the Award

This award (established in 2015) recognizes outstanding service and contribution to the profession through involvement in IEEE IAS activities by an IAS member less than 35 years of age.


Nominees must be less than age 35 at the specified award nomination due date. To be considered as a nominee, a one page form must be completed describing IAS activities and associated contributions made by the nominee. The form must be submitted and received by the IAS President before the specified due date of March 15. Self nomination is not permitted for this award.

Basis for Judging:

Outstanding contribution to the profession in the form of IEEE/IAS activities such as (but not limited to) authorship of technical papers, IAS chapter leadership, IAS committee work, conference leadership, and standards working groups.

Nomination Deadline:

Nominations are accepted from 1 January through 1 May.

Online Submission Form:

Submit a nomination through our online submission form. Only online submissions will be accepted for award nominations.


$3,000, Plaque and travel expenses to attend an IAS sponsored conference for presentation and recognition.

Funded by:

The IEEE Industry Applications Society


The selected recipient is notified by June 1 and arrangements for receiving the award are made. Presentation of the award is at IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, or any other IAS sponsored conference that the recipient choses.

Award Honorees

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Latest Award Winner

The 2023 IEEE Industry Applications Society Outstanding Young Member Service Award was presented at the 2023 IAS Annual Meeting/ECCE to Sidra Malik. 

Past Recipients Include:

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YearAward Recipient
2022Payman Dehghanian
2021Muhammad Hamza Ihtisham
2020Zhaohao Ding
2019Srikanth VAsudevan Pillai
2018Richard Cselko
2017Megha Tak
2016Christina P. Malliou