IISE Logistics and Supply Chain (LSC) division Best Student Paper Competition

The Best Student Paper Competition is held as part of the Logistics and Supply Chain Track of the 2018 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference. The winner will receive a framed certificate. The qualification and the criteria are described below:


  • The student must be a member of IISE and the LSC Division.
  • The student must have carried out a substantial part of the research reported in the paper.
  • The student must be the first author and must present the paper at the IISE Annual Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida, May 19-22.
  • During submission of the abstract, the paper must be identified as a student paper at the end of the abstract.

Selection criteria:

The Awards sub-committee will evaluate the qualified papers and select a few good papers for further consideration.

Abstract submission deadline is Nov. 7.

Information to submit an abstract.

2017 Winners

First Place:
Xin Lo, Jose Ventura and Luis F. Ayala
The Pennsylvania State University
"Design of a CO-2 Supply Chain for Industrial Applications"

Second Place:
Brad Guthrie and Pratik J. Parikh
Wright State University
"Analyzing a Shopper's Visual Experience in a Retail Store Considering Curved Racks in 3 Dimensions"

2016 Winner 
Saba Al-Sayouri
Binghamton University
"Robust-optimization Models of Buyer-vendor Inventory for Supply Chain Coordination"