ICS Student Paper Award Application Process

2017 ICS Student Paper Award

Call for Nominations

The ICS Student Paper Award is given annually to the best paper at the interface of computing and operations research by a student author, as judged by the award selection committee. The ICS Student Paper Award is sponsored by the Mica Fonden.

Each nominated paper should satisfy the following seven eligibility criteria:

  • the entrant must have been a student on or after January 1, 2017;
  • the paper must present original research results;
  • the research must have been conducted while the entrant was a student;
  • the paper must be written by the entrant with only minor outside editorial assistance (one or more advisors may appear as co-authors of a paper, but the student must be the 'first author');
  • the entrant can be a (co-)author in at most one paper submitted to the competition;
  • the paper must not have won a previous ICS Student Paper Award;
  • the entrant must be an ICS member in the year the submission is made. Note that ICS student membership isfreeif you are an INFORMS Student Member.
Application Process:

Nominations should be sent electronically to icsstudentpaper@mail.informs.org no later than midnight EDT, July 15, 2017. The nomination packet should include the following:

  • The nominated paper (30 pages or less, 1 inch margins, double spaced, and 12 point font and in the standard format of INFORMS Journal on Computing) in pdf;
  • an email address and phone number where the entrant can be contacted in the event they are selected as a finalist;
  • letter(s) (in pdf format) signed by all coauthors of the paper and the entrant attesting that the seven eligibility conditions are met.