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 IISE Annual Conference & Expo 2022. The first, second and third place winners will receive a 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, Seattle, Washington, May 21-24, 2022.

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 2022 IISE Annual Conference & Expo by the specified deadline of Jan. 20, 2022.

For more information on the IISE Annual Conference: https://www.iise.org/Annual/

For any questions, please contact the LSC Division Award Co-Directors Hector Vergara and Mohamed Awwad or Brian Charles.

2021 Winners

1st Place
Ritesh Ojha (student), Alan Erera, Natashia Boland, Martin Savelsbergh
Georgia Institute of Technology
“Long-term Inventory-aware Equipment Planning in Service Networks”

2nd Place
Juan C. Paz (student), Nan Kong, Seokcheon Lee
Purdue University
“A Real-Time Ambulance Redeployment Approach to Improve Patient Survivability with Consideration of Citizen Responder Support”

3rd Place
Somayeh Dejbord (student), Jee Eun Kang, Mark H. Karwan
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
“A Conditional Gravity p-median Model for Strategic Public Parking Locations for Autonomous Vehicles”

Past Winners

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