IISE work systems division (WS) best student paper competition

Sponsored by the Work Systems Division

The Work Systems Division (WS) recognizes students are a large part of IISE membership. With over 1,100 students in the division, this competition will serve as an incentive to encourage students to continue developing the field of Work Systems. The winner will be recognized at the 2021 IISE Annual Conference & Expo - ALL VIRTUAL!

Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidate papers will come from those submitted (or transferred) to the Work Systems and Services track and accepted through the normal submission process.
  • Multiple students can co-author a paper. At least one must be a member of IISE and the Work Systems Division at the time of paper submission. All student co-authors should have their names listed before any non-students in the list of authors.
  • The student(s) must have carried out a substantial part of the research reported in the paper.
  • Final paper deadline is Jan.20, 2021.

Evaluation Process

The Work Systems Division Board will evaluate the qualified papers and select a winner. The winning paper will be announced by March 15, 2021 via a direct email to the winner and recognized at the Work Systems Division Town Hall Meeting conducted at the 2021 IISE Annual Conference & Expo - ALL VIRTUAL! The winning paper will also be announced via an IISE connect message to the Work Systems Division.

Questions? Contact Bonnie Cameron.


Abstract submissions: Nov. 15
Submissions: Jan. 20, 2021
Winner notification: March 15, 2021