The IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award was established in 2001 to recognize outstanding early to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative applications.
Recipient selection is administered through the Technical Field Awards Council of the IEEE Awards Board.
Sponsors: Dr. Kiyo Tomiyasu, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, and KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc.
Presented to: An individual, multiple recipients or a team up to three in number. Candidates must be within fifteen years of their highest academic degree and not more than age forty-five at the time of the nomination. If this award is to be presented to a team, this restriction will apply to all.
Scope: For outstanding early to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative applications
Prize: The award consists of a bronze medal, certificate, and honorarium
Basis for judging: In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: innovation or development, social value, uniqueness of concept, other technical accomplishments, and the quality of the nomination.
Nomination deadline: 31 January
Presentation: IEEE policy requires that its awards be presented at major IEEE events that are in keeping with the nature of the award and the cited achievement.