To recognize the CAS Society Chapters in Regional areas with the best yearly activities in the categories of chapter-sponsored technical activities, and increase in membership. Award will recognize their contribution, with special consideration of their local constraints.
$750 and Certificate to the four Regional Chapters of the Year. Presented to the chapter chair and must be used to fund chapter activities.
Funded by the IEEE CAS Endowment Fund. Award is funded via CAS Award Fund in the IEEE Foundation.
Presented annually at the banquet during the society’s flagship conference
The awards criteria include: number and quality of chapter activities, percentage of attending sponsored events, membership development activities and chapter growth, member promotions, local conferences/symposia/workshops, participation in the Distinguished Lecturer Program, involvement of students and YP members, and timeliness of reporting. The overall local environment and factors such as chapter size are considered.
The winning chapters must be IEEE Circuits and Systems Society chapters (joint chapters are eligible). Self-nominations are allowed.
Previous winners of are not eligible for the same award within 3 years from the receiving the last award.