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Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition

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  • Program Prize:

    $1500 Grand Prize

    $1000 Honorable Mentions (2)

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Established in 2007, The Corning Outsanding Student Paper Competition recognizes innovation, research excellence, and presentation abilities in optical communications. To be eligible for consideration, students must submit a paper to OFC and opt-in to the competition during the submissions process.

Application Dates:

The submitting author must opt-in to the competition during the regular paper submission process and follow all of the instructions provided on the submission site.
Paper Submission Deadline: 26 January 2021

Applicants Must:

  • Be an undergraduate or graduate student of an educational institution of collegiate grade who is devoting more than half-time to studies within the institution at the time the paper was written.
  • Submit a paper that is accepted during the regular “call for papers” process for OFC (Note: Post-deadline Papers are not part of this competition).
  • Present the paper orally during the conference.


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