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IEEE AP-S Young Professional Ambassador Program

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IEEE AP-S Young Professional Ambassador Program

Call for Nominations

AP-S YP Committee is pleased to announce the new initiative - IEEE AP-S YP Ambassador Program. Objective of this program is to inspire and inform AP-S Young Professionals on a variety of topics both technical and non-technical to enhance their interest and engagement in the field of Antennas and Propagation by delivering the talks at various chapters/sections "on-demand" virtually.

Self-nominations are encouraged, and decisions will normally be made before the end of the year to start term from January following year. All new YAs are required to give at least two lectures during the tenure of one year. The call for candidates will open once a year and Ambassadors are selected for a term of 1 year, with possible extension to a second year.

Eligibility:

  • Be an IEEE AP-S Member
  • Belong to IEEE YP Group as defined by IEEE (IEEE members and volunteers who have graduated from their first professional degree within the past 15 years - https://yp.ieee.org/).
  • 5 years or more experience reflecting professional maturity.

Nomination Package:

The nomination package should include the following four files. Please note that all four files are mandatory and any additional material, including those beyond the length limit, will not be considered. The entire nomination package should be sent by email (single PDF document with video) to the Chair of the Committee, with the Email Subject of "AP-S Young Professional Ambassador Nomination 2021", by the deadline in order to consider for the one-year term beginning in the following year. The mandatory video clip may be submitted by other means such as Onedrive/Googledrive/Dropbox if necessary.

  • Resume (2 pages maximum)
  • Title (s) / Brief Abstract (s) of the talks (s) (max 2 talks) and a 500-word bio with picture
  • A brief writeup (1000 words max) on benefits of the talk (s) proposed to the AP-S YP Community
  • A 5 min short video sample of any proposed talk

Selection Criteria:

Candidates will be judged by a Selection Panel on their qualifications and suitability, according to the following selection criteria:

  • Presentation skills (35%)
  • A growing trajectory of accomplishment in the field of Antennas and Propagation (35%)
  • Quality and relevance of proposed lectures to YP (30%)

Nomination Deadline: November 15, 2021

Submit your questions about this program and your nominations to:

Qammer H. Abbasi, SMIEEE, FRET
Chair, IEEE AP-S Young Professional Ambassador Program Sub-Committee
University of Glasgow, UK
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