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

The IISE Logistics and Supply Chain (LSC) Division Best Student Paper Competition is held as part of the Logistics and Supply Chain Track of the ALL VIRTUAL IISE Annual Conference & Expo 2021. The first place winner will receive a framed certificate and be recognized during the LSC Division Town Hall Meeting. The qualification and the selection 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, ALL VIRTUAL, May 22-25, 2021.

Selection criteria:

The LSC Track co-chairs will evaluate the eligible papers and select a few outstanding papers for further consideration. The LSC awards committee then will evaluate and rank the selected papers to identify the winners.

Applicants must submit their full papers to the 2021 IISE Annual Conference & Expo submission system by the specified deadline of Jan. 24 by 11:59 pm Pacific Time.

Questions, please contact Hector Vergara or Bonnie Cameron.

2020 Winners

1st Place
Lingyu Meng (student) and Zhijie Dong
Texas State University
“Ride Sharing Models of Disaster Response”

2nd Place
Reem Khir (student), Alan Erera and Alejandro Toriello
Georgia Institute of Technology
“Robust Planning of Sort Operations in Express Parcel Delivery Systems”

3rd Place
Lubna Tarawneh (student), Shrouq Alelaumi (student) and Sang Won Yoon
Binghamton University
“Modified Sweeping Approach for Solving Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem”

Past Winners

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