The IIE Computer and Information Systems (CIS) Division solicits applications for the new IIE-CIS Best Student Paper Competition at the IIE Annual Meeting to be held in Cancún, Mexico, during June 5-9, 2010. Qualification:
In order to be qualified for the award, the students must: (a) submit a paper (invited or contributed) for the conference using the usual submission process, (b) fill out an application and (c) present their work at the conference. Candidate papers will come from those submitted to the CIS Track and accepted through the regular submission process. The student must be the primary author (first author) of the paper as well as the presenting author. If multiple students are co-authors, all of their names should appear before their advisor(s) in the list of authors.Eligibility:
Only those who will be students (undergraduate or graduate students) on the application submission date are qualified for the best student paper. That means those who will graduate on or after May 2010 will be eligible for the award. For this year alone being a new award we will also allow students that will graduate in December 2009. Finally, students must be current members of the IIE and CIS Division at the time of paper submission to be eligible for the award. Application:
For those who are interested, after you have submitted a paper under the CIS track, send an application package by including the following information via e-mail to the Chair of the Award Committee Young-Jun Son at firstname.lastname@example.org
by Feb. 15, 2010:1)
Your name and contact information (e-mail, telephone), department and university2)
Paper information (Paper ID, Title, List of Authors)3)
Advisor's letter proving that you are the primary co-author of the paper and that you are eligible.
The judges will evaluate the candidate papers and determine a winner by March 31, 2010.
There will be one winner, and each award winner will receive a certificate.