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Claude E. Shannon

Chapter of the Year Award

The IEEE IT Society Chapter of the Year Award annually recognizes a chapter that has provided their membership with the best overall set of programs and activities. The prize includes $1,000, funded by the IT Society, to support local chapter activities. Additionally, the winning chapter may publish an article in IEEE Information Theory Newsletter. Any chapter who has had a successful year is eligible. Chapter Officers must submit 6 copies of an entry article nominating the chapter for the award. The article should be suitable for publishing in the newsletter and should contain: a summary of the chapter's exemplary service to its members in the areas of technical and society activities; and presentation of the chapter in the web pages of the IT Society.

Past recipients of the Chapter of the Year Award are:

  • Japan (2002)
  • Germany (2003)
  • Benelux (2004)
  • Japan (2005)
  • Hong Kong (2006)
  • Seoul (2007)