Microwave Career Award

Award and Nomination Description


To recognize a career of meritorious achievement and outstanding technical contribution by an individual in the field of microwave theory and techniques


US$5,000, Plaque, and Certificate.   Travel allowance of up to US$1,000  is granted on a need basis for travel to the Symposium.


Must be a member of IEEE

Basis for Judging

Publication in technical journals, presentation of lectures, contributions to the advancement of microwave technology, and other technical contributions considered in conjunction with any or all of these areas of contribution.


Presented at the annual IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Awards Banquet.

Nomination Forms

Please use the latest online nomination form, or you may request a hardcopy.

Nomination Form and all endorsements should be received no later than July 31.

Previous Microwave Career Award Recipients

All previous Microwave Career Award recipients are listed at the Past Awardees: Microwave Career Award

IEEE/MTT-S Awards: Important Information for nominators and endorsers

IEEE Policy 4.4 (Limitations of Awards) states the following:

"No person shall receive an award, or be the nominator or reference for a nomination for a candidate for an award, who, at any stage of the recipient-selection process for that award, is eligible to vote on who shall receive that award.  This conflict of interest limitation shall apply to all awards given by the IEEE or any of its organizational units."

With reference to the MTT-Society, this Policy affects Members of the MTT-S Awards Committee*, and voting members of the MTT Administrative Committee**.


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