Team Super Awesome from Kyonggi University in South Korea won $5,000 and took top honors in the 2012 Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) and Arena Student Simulation Competition!
Who will win in 2013?
Registration for the Winter session of the 2013 IIE and Arena Student Simulation Competition is open! Registration closes on January 18, 2013.
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The top 3 teams will be invited to the IIE Annual Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico (May 18-22, 2013). Cash prizes will be awarded to competitors based on their finishing position:First place: $5,000 to the team, plus $500 to the team's chapter
Second place: $2,500 to the team, plus $250 to the team's chapter
Third place: $1,500 to the team, plus $250 to the team's chapter
How it works:
Organize your team of 3 engineering undergraduate students and a faculty advisor. Sign up for the Fall (October) contest program or the Winter (January) program. Following your registration your team will receive the contest rules and problem statement. You will have 8 weeks to develop your solution. Finalists will be announced in the Spring of 2013 and must be able to attend the IIE Annual Conference and Expo, May 18-22, 2013, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
General rules and guidelines:Teams of three undergraduate students (plus an advisor) are given eight weeks to develop their solutions.
Three finalist teams are selected to present their solutions for final judging at the IIE Annual Conference and Expo.
Each finalist team will receive $1,250 for travel expenses to the finals, plus free conference registration, complimentary tickets for the Honors & Awards Banquet and a framed certificate.
Winners are announced at the honors and awards ceremony.
Note about this year’s contest:To broaden contest participation, we will again administer two 8-week contest sessions during this academic year.
Teams can sign up to compete in the Fall session or Winter session.
All submissions from the Fall and Winter sessions will be judged together in Spring 2013.
- A Fall session will take place from October 2012 – December 2012.
- The contest will also run (as it has traditionally) during a Winter session from January 2013 – March 2013.