The Quality Control and Reliability Engineering (QCRE) division of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) is sponsoring a student paper competition as part of the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC). The purpose of this competition is to honor outstanding papers in the field of quality and/or reliability engineering research and practice. Awards will be presented at the QCRE Town Hall meeting during ISERC at the IIE Annual Conference and Expo in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 18-22, 2013, and the winners will be acknowledged in the QCRE newsletter.
Eligibility Criteria:Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit papers. As this is a student competition, papers co-authored by professors are excluded from the competition, but your professor’s assistance is welcome. The following conditions apply to submissions for this competition:
Key Dates:Submission deadline: Jan. 31, 2013Winner Announcement: Feb. 24, 2013
Formatting and Submission Guidelines:Authors must follow the ISERC 2013 paper guidelines since the winning papers will be published in the ISERC proceedings. The paper formatting guidelines will be available at http://www.iienet2.org/annual2/. Each paper must be submitted with a submission form in electronic format (PDF files ONLY) to the Committee Chair, Dr. Jamison V. Kovach (firstname.lastname@example.org) to be received no later than Jan. 31, 2013. Late or incomplete submission will be ineligible for the competition.