Young Scientist Award (YSA)

A limited number of awards are available to assist young scientists to attend EMTS 2019. To qualify for application for the Young Scientist Award (YSA), the applicant

All successful applicants are expected to participate fully in the scientific activities of the Conference.

Successful applicants will receive:

Basic accommodation will be provided by the Conference. The YSA awardees may arrange alternative accommodation but such arrangements are entirely at their own expenses. Limited funds will also be available as contributions to travel costs of young scientists from developing countries.

Every YSA applicant must

The application deadline is October 22, 2018. If applying for travel costs, please also provide a travel plan.

The Young Scientist Program Committee (YSPC) will review applications, and select the awardees. All the YSA applicants will be notified of the results by e-mail by February 15, 2019. Every successful applicant must confirm by March 1, 2019 that he/she will attend EMTS 2019. The list of YSA awardees will be announced on the EMTS 2019 website in early March, 2019.

All the YSA awardees will be invited to submit a full-length paper to the “Special Issue of the Papers from the EMTS 2019 Young Scientist Award” which is planned to be published in the March 2020 issue of the URSI Radio Science Bulletin.


Young Scientist Best Paper Award

All papers selected for the YSA are subject to further evaluation for the Young Scientist Best Paper Award. The YSA awardees must present their papers in oral or poster sessions in accordance with the technical program; they are also required to present their papers at the YSA Poster Session on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. The YSPC will select three winners based on the quality of papers and presentations at the YSA Poster Session. In addition to the certificates, the three winners will receive:

The Young Scientist Award and the Young Scientist Best Paper Award will be presented at the Award Ceremony held during the EMTS 2019 Banquet on May 29, 2019.

For any inquiries on the Young Scientist Award, please contact:

Professor Kazuya Kobayashi, Chair, URSI Commission B

Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan



Professor John Volakis, Vice-Chair, URSI Commission B

Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA