Student Paper Award

ECOC 2017 Best Student Paper Award Results

ECOC Best Student Paper Award 2017 – Winner
Kaoutar Benyahya, Nokia Bell Labs, France.
14.5Tb/s Mode-Group and Wavelength Multiplexed Direct Detection Transmission over 2.2 km OM2 Fiber

ECOC Best Student Paper Award 2017 – Runner Up
Bin Huang, CREOL – The College of Optics & Photonics, University of Central Florida, USA
Turbulence-Resistant Free-Space Optical Communication Using Few-Mode Preamplified Receivers

ECOC Best Student Paper Award 2017 – Runner Up
Li Zhe, University College London, UK
Joint Optimisation of Resampling Rate and Carrier-to-Signal Power Ratio in Direct-Detection Kramers-Kronig Receivers

Best Student Paper Award

A Best Student Paper Award will be attributed to a student author, for writing a remarkable paper and making an outstanding presentation at ECOC 2017

  • The principal author should be a student at the time of submission of his/her paper.
  • The student should apply by ticking the appropriate box, in the on-line paper submission form.
  • The student should be registered to the conference. No financial help will be provided for conference registration, transportation and accommodation by the conference organizers.
  • The student author should be the presenter of his/her work at the conference.

Eight finalists will be preselected by the eight sub-committees in their respective areas during the paper review meeting in June. The finalists will be immediately notified that they have been short-listed, and will be asked to deliver a second presentation for the jury at the conference, in addition to their scheduled presentation in the conference programme. The jury will consists of the Conference General Chairs, the Technical Programme Committee Co-Chairs and a representative of the sponsor, ADVA. The representative of the sponsor will have no voting rights.

The winner will receive a check of 2 000€ and two runners-ups will receive 1 000€.
The jury will announce their decisions during the closing ceremony of ECOC 2017.