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Student Competitions

A student paper may only be submitted to one student competition at the conference. The submission will be disqualified if the same paper is also submitted to another competition organized by a different EMI technical committee at the conference.

 

EMI Granular Materials Committee Student Video Competition

The Granular Materials Technical Committee (GMTC) is hosting its second annual video competition for graduate students to present their research findings (experimental, computational, and theoretical studies) within the broad field of granular materials.  As nearly every product, commodity, or infrastructure is constituted from, derived from, or supported by particulate materials through mining, agriculture, and/or chemical processing, the competition spans the engineering disciplines, applied mathematics, materials science and physics.

  • Deadline: January 27, 2023
  • Categories: experimental, computational and theoretical

Submission Guidelines


EMI Dynamics Committee Student Paper Competition

The Dynamics Committee (DC) of ASCE-EMI is pleased to announce the 9th Annual Student Paper Competition in Dynamics. The competition is open to any student author of a contribution to the EMI 2023 conference developing and/or applying Dynamics methods to engineering problems. Students whose abstracts in this thematic area are accepted by the Conference, and retain their student status by April 1st 2023, are eligible for this paper competition.

Deadlines:

  • January 15th, 2023 - EMI 2023 abstract submission deadline
  • February 26, 2023 – Express interest in participating at [email protected]
  • April 1, 2023 - Full-length paper and advisor’s verification letter due to [email protected]

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EMI Elasticity Committee Student Paper Competition

The competition is open to full time students that submit an abstract as the leading author in the thematic area of elasticity to the EMI abstract submission website by the conference deadline. Submission to an Elasticity sponsored mini-symposium is encouraged but not required.

Deadlines:

  • January 15, 2023 - Abstract submission deadline.
  • March 1, 2023 - Express interest to participate in the elasticity student paper competition.
  • April 28, 2023 - Full‐length (three page) paper and abstract acceptance notification.

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EMI Fluid Dynamics Committee Student Paper Competition

The ASCE EMI-Fluid Dynamics Committee is pleased to announce the Annual Student Paper Competition in the general areas related to fluid dynamics.

Applicants should be a student at the time of submission and be the lead author of an abstract in an area related to fluid dynamics, submitted for presentation at the 2023 EMI conference.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their abstract to one of the Fluid Dynamics sponsored mini-symposia (e.g., MS501, MS502, MS608, and MS612).

Deadlines

  • January 15, 2023  –  Abstract submission deadline.
  • February 15, 2023 – Express interest in participating by emailing [email protected]
  • March 15, 2023 – full paper and advisor’s verification letter due to [email protected]

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EMI Modeling lnelasticity & Multiscale Behavior Committee Student Paper Competition

The EMI Modeling lnelasticity & Multiscale Behavior (MIMB) Committee is pleased to announce the 8th Annual Student Paper Competition.

Deadlines:

  • January 15, 2023 - Abstract submission.
  • March 10, 2023 - Express interest to participate in the MIMB student paper competition.
  • April 14, 2023 - Full-length (up to four pages) paper and abstract acceptance notification.
  • May 19, 2023 - Notification of final competition.

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EMI Objective Resilience Committee Student Paper Competition

The Objective Resilience committee is hosting its fifth annual student competition for graduate students to present their research findings within the broad field of structure, infrastructure, and community resilience. The competition spans different types of structures and infrastructure systems under suite of different single or multiple hazards and involves advanced techniques to model the mechanical characteristics of the built environment under hazards, AI-enabled techniques to assess resilience of large-scale structures and infrastructure systems, and optimization techniques to improve resilience of infrastructure and communities.

Deadlines

  • January 15, 2023  –  Abstract submission deadline.
  • April 1, 2023 - Submit an eight-page full paper to Prof. Alice Alipour ([email protected])

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EMI Probabilistic Methods Committee Student Paper/Poster Competition

The competition will encourage student members to engage with the Probabilistic Methods Committee (PMC) to promote further growth as engineers, develop working relationships with PMC members, and be ready to take on future responsibilities within the technical community.

Deadlines:

  • January 15, 2023 – abstract submission deadline.
  • February 15, 2023 – Express interest in participating by emailing Prof. Spence at [email protected]
  • March 15, 2023 - full-length paper due to [email protected]

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Competition sponsors: ExxonMobile Upstream Research Company, CHI Consulting Engineers and Thornton Tomasetti


EMI Poromechanics Committee Student Paper Competition

The competition is held to encourage student involvement in Poromechanics and expose students to Poromechanics research from different groups. Promote diversity among the EMI poromechanics community. We encourage students from diverse background such as women, minorities, undergraduates, and graduates at different career stages to participate in this competition. 

Deadlines:

  • January 15, 2023 - Abstract submission deadline.
  • February 27, 2023 - Express interest to participate in the poromechanics student paper competition.
  • April 3, 2023 - Full‐length (three page) paper and abstract acceptance notification.

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EMI Structural Health Monitoring and Control Committee Student Paper Competition

* SGH will sponsor $1,000 cash awards (in total) for the top three student winners

The ASCE EMI-Structural Health Monitoring and Control Committee is pleased to announce the Annual Student Paper Competition in the areas of structural health monitoring, system identification, smart materials and structures, and structural control.

Deadlines:

  • January 15, 2023 – EMI Conference abstract submission deadline
  • February 15, 2023 – Express interest in participating by emailing Prof. Jian Li ([email protected]).
  • March 15, 2023 – Send both versions of your 4-page full paper to Prof. Jian Li ([email protected]) using this template.

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EMI Structural Stability Student Presentation Competition

The competition is held to increase student involvement in the EMI Conference, particularly in the area of Structural Stability. To expose students to research pertinent to classical and non-classical structural stability from different research groups. To facilitate student interactions with Professors, senior researchers as well as other students from the structural stability community in order to create a strong network and show willingness to take on future responsibilities within the community.

Deadlines:

  • January 15, 2023: Abstract submission deadline.
  • March 1, 2023: Expression of Interest for Stability Committee Student Presentation Competition.

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