Description of the PhD Student Sponsorship Initiative:

This initiative, established and sponsored by the IEEE MTT-S Administrative Committee, is available for all 1st/2nd year PhD students worldwide, who have not submitted a regular paper to the ICMIM2020. The initiative provides sponsorship to attend ICMIM2020 in Linz, Austria. The initiative provides sponsorship to attend ICMIM2020 in Linz, Austria.

The Sponsorship includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation (Check-in Sunday 19 April 2020 after 1pm, Check-out Wednesday 22 April 2020 before 1pm)
  • Complimentary ICMIM registration, includes Exhibition Pass and Workshop with Industry.

To qualify for an awarded position:

  • This sponsorship is aimed at students who have not attended the ICMIM before.
  • All applicants must be IEEE MTT-S Student Members.
  • All applicants must submit a personal statement upon request.
  • Supervisors or local Chapters are expected to pay for transportation to/from Linz, Austria.
  • Successful applicants are expected to be present at the IMS2020 from Sunday afternoon until Wednesday noon.
    • Deliverables: Two short report assignments. (1) Prepare and present a poster introducing your university group, self, and PhD subject; and (2) prepare a presentation for the Tuesday night 3-minute-industry-speed-dating event. An award committee will judge the presentation and the winners will be announced during prize giving ceremony on Wednesday.
  • Each research group from a university may submit up to 2 applications.
  • Past PhD student awardees of IMS are not eligible.
  • All MTT-S Fellowship/Scholarship recipients cannot apply to this initiative.

Important Dates:

Deadline for application submissions: 29 February 2020 Mar 15, 2020

Additional Notes:

  • The IEEE MTT-S reserves the right to check the details in this application against IEEE records and other resources, if necessary.
  • Students are responsible for their own travel insurance.

Program Information

Schedule is available online

Contact Information:

For questions about the PhD Student Sponsorship Initiative please contact the MTT-S Student Sponsorship Initiative administrators

Click here to submit your application through the online form.

Once you submit the form, your supervisor will receive an email to provide a recommendation letter. The recommendation letter must be received by 15 March 2020