Best Student Award


A Guideline for Selecting Best Student Paper Awardees of the ASSMO
    1. (Purpose)
      The Best Student Paper Award is given for the distinguished papers by students at the Asian Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ACSMO). This guideline is to describe how to select awardees of the Best Student Paper Award of the ASSMO.
    2. (Award committee)
      1. The award committee (“Committee” hereafter) is organized two months before the ASSMO. The Committee consists of fifteen members mainly consisting of the participants of the Congress from the three most contributing countries of the current ACSMO.
      2. The Committee members are divided into three groups that are chaired by the President and two Co-Presidents.
      3. The Committee reports to the General Chair of the ACSMO three or four awardees.
    3. (Eligibility of awardee)
      The awardee must be a student until March of the year of the conference, and must be the first author of an oral presentation. The awardee should have primary contribution to the contents of the paper.
    4. (Assessment)
      1. The assessment consists of a preliminary review and an on-site evaluation. The preliminary review is conducted based on abstracts and presentation materials. The on-site evaluation is made during oral presentations.
      2. Through the preliminary review on abstracts and presentation materials, the candidates are selected prior to the Congress. Details on evaluation for the preliminary review are determined by the Committee.
      3. The Committee assigns at least one member for each nominee for the evaluation of his/her oral presentation on-site.
    5. (Selecting awardees)
      1. The Committee selects three or four awardees by vote based on the preliminary review on abstracts and presentation materials and the on-site evaluation for oral presentations.
      2. In case of a tie, there will be another vote for those who have the largest votes.


Date: June 27, 2015