This year, the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), the University of Bridgeport and industry partners will offer several paper awards to authors of exceptional quality papers. The winning papers will be announced during the Saturday lunch at 12:30 pm. Please click here to download the tentative schedule.
ASEE Best Paper Award ($300)
This award is established to recognize outstanding contributions in the field of engineering education with a particular focus on the ASEE Zone 1 Conference theme: “Engineering Education: Industry Involvement and Interdisciplinary Trends.” Research demonstrating commitment to fostering the exchange of ideas, enhancing teaching methods and curricula, and providing prime networking opportunities for faculty members, students and industry and government representatives is especially encouraged.
Decisyon, Inc. Big Data Analytics Award ($300)
Today, both fast growing emerging markets and established economies are producing increasingly large streams of structured and unstructured data that need to be harnessed and leveraged to improve the speed and quality of corporate decision making. Therefore, this award will be presented to the professional paper that demonstrates significant contributions to the academic and industrial software solutions that integrate data analysis, planning and execution to improve decision making in an operational business process such as manufacturing, supply chain or customer service operations. Special emphasis will be given to the research that considers real life solutions to decision making problems via utilization and analysis of large volumes of data.
e-Richards Consulting Award ($100)
Technology advancement is one of the major forces that drive economic growth. Therefore, this award will be presented to the professional paper for significant contributions to the IT related community. The priority will be given to the contributions of lasting and major importance to the improvement of personal skills in IT and related engineering fields such as computer science. Special emphasis will be given to the research that considers changing landscape of technology.
John F. Welch College of Business Digital Marketing Award ($300)
The marketing field has gone through tremendous change while integrating the latest technology-driven advances in data collection, analysis, targeting, communicating, and selling capabilities. Myriads of new business models are appearing in the marketplace – all making use of new software solutions. This award will be given to the top paper at the cross-roads of technology and marketing. Specifically, the paper should indicate in an applied manner how a particular software or technology can be used to advance the marketing capabilities of a firm.
University of Bridgeport School of Engineering Award ($250)
This award will be given to the best written and presented paper at the conference; both for overall excellence and intellectual merit. Preference will be given to research endeavors with the greatest positive impact on engineering practices and approaches towards solving pertinent industrial problems.
Software Engineering Award ($100)
This award will be presented to the paper focusing on real life software applications to enhance student learning.
Xerox Foundation Award ($300)
An open and diverse scientific community is crucial in the development of world-class talent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Therefore, this award will be presented to the professional paper that focuses on developing systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women, underprivileged, and underrepresented groups in STEM education and careers. Papers discussing opportunities, developing models, and creating solutions and hence contributing to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce are especially encouraged.
The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Zone 1 Technical Program Committee is inviting industry professionals to create awards for the professional paper submissions that are accepted and presented at the ASEE Conference. The award amount for an exceptional quality paper will be up to $300. The “Thematic” paper awards will be in areas relevant to and aligned to your company/institution focus. Please contact Dr. Elif Kongar for further information.
Questions can be directed to:
Dr. Elif Kongar
University of Bridgeport
Technology Management Tech 141
221 University Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06405