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Each applicant (i) must be an author or co-author of a paper accepted for presentation at MSC 2016, (ii) must register at the conference (please see further instructions below), and (iii) must present a paper.
Moreover, the applicant must be a (student) member of both IEEE and CSS, at the time of the application.
In case the number of applicants exceeds the budget, additional criteria will be used to make a selection among the applicants. These additional criteria, in decreasing order of importance, prefer applicants who
In addition, the selection committee may decide to limit awards where more than one presenter from the same institution would otherwise be offered an award to attend the same conference.
Important: Do not register until you have received the decision letter where the details of the special registration procedure for Student Travel Awardees will be announced. Please be aware that the registration fee can potentially not be reimbursed in case you have already registered using the standard registration procedure.July 15: Deadline for registering and uploading the final version of the manuscript.
If additional support, beyond registration, is awarded, original receipts will be needed for reimbursement. Details and procedures regarding reimbursement will be distributed, if needed.
To recognize excellence in an MSC paper contribution whose primary contributor is a Student Member of the IEEE.
Originality, clarity, and potential impact on practical applications or theoretical foundations of control.
To be eligible, the primary and first listed author must be a student at the time of original submission and have a current IEEE membership for the year 2016, and the paper must have been accepted for presentation at the MSC 2016. Nominations have to be provisionally made by May 15, 2016, following the procedure outlined below.
Nominations must be made by the student's major professor (advisor) through PaperPlaza by May 15, 2016.
The nominating form must be filled out in full containing the following information:
Certificate laminated on a plaque and travel expenses to the MSC for one recipient (round trip restricted (minimal) coach air fare, conference registration, and up to 4 conference-rate hotel-nights for a 3-day conference, and up to 5 conference-rate hotel-nights for a 4-day conference). All finalists receive certificates and free student conference registrations.
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society (General Chair includes this in the budget as a conference expense).
At the MSC banquet or special event.