Challenge Student Competition

Student Competition

Competition Description
IEEE student members will take a chance to challenge the experiments and developments of Wireless Power Transfer technology. The student competition will offer students opportunities to create innovative ideas and implement an integrated project of WPT. They can demonstrate a prototype to present a new idea and a solution to limits of WPT technology during the event.

Eligibility Requirements
1. To individually qualify for the competition, a participant must be a Student member or Graduate Student member of IEEE Society.
2. Entrants may form a team with other IEEE Student members or non-Student-members, as long as the team is led by an IEEE Student member.
3. Team members do not need to be from the same country or region.
4. In this competition, students must play the predominant roles in developing the project and problem-solving. Higher grade senior roles may be included on a team, but will be considered “mentors” or “advisors.” Non-Student members among authors must be listed as “Advisor.”

How to Enter
Applicants should complete the form below and submit it to, no later than by 15 February 2020. Students with accepted prototypes should register for the conference. Refer to the registration information.

Evaluation and Ranking
Entries will be evaluated and ranked by an international judging committee, appointed by the Student Competition Chairs, including representatives of all WPW Technical Committees.
Evaluation criteria will include:
• originality
• creativity in applying communication technology
• social impact on humanity or local community
• challenging technical aspects
• practical results
• possible application in other parts of the world

Additional Details
IEEE MTT-S and PELS may require, within its discretion, each winner to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release in which each winner consents to the use of his or her name, age, hometown and photo by IEEE for advertising and promotional purposes, without any additional compensation, wherever lawful, as a precondition to award of a prize (if any). Failure to do so may disqualify the entry.

Official Rules
By participating in this contest, participants agree to abide by the terms and conditions as established by the IEEE MTT Society. The IEEE MTT Society reserves the right to qualify all submissions and to reject any submissions that do not meet the requirements for participation as established by IEEE MTT Society.

Submit a Project
Description length of a project should be not longer than 3000 words (a PDF file embedding all figures) and should include the following information:
• project title
• executive summary
• general description
• technical solution and project details
• social impact on humanity or local community
• implementation status, testing and trial (if any)
• previous submissions to other contests (if any)

Deadline – 15 February 2020.
Questions can be sent to

Winners who are recognized as meritorious achievements judged by the evaluation committee will receive a honorary certificate of appreciation by the WPW 2020 Organizers.

Student Competition Committee
• Seung Beop Lee, Chonbuk National University, Korea
• In Gwun Jang, KAIST, Korea
• Dong-Wook Seo, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, Korea

Download the Student Competition Application Form here.