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Program - Student Competition


4th Annual Power and Energy Conference Student Competition

The purpose of this competition is to encourage active participation of students in the ASME Power and Energy Conference by submitting high quality technical papers on various aspects of the Electric Power Generation Industry. Students participating in this competition shall be required to make a presentation during a technical session dedicated to student papers.

This competition seeks to promote the interaction of future engineers with practicing and experienced engineers. It also serves to help them establish mentoring and networking links with experts in their areas of interest.

Student Support and Awards

Only Student Authors with technical papers accepted in Student Paper Competition Track are eligible for this award. To promote submission of student papers, student authors with accepted papers will receive complementary conference registration, a complementary invitation to the Power Division Awards Banquet, and complimentary hotel stay for the conference. If the Student Author plans on attending any workshops, tours, etc. these fees will be offered at regular student prices.

Students can have Faculty and Practicing Engineers as co-authors listed on the paper, but the Student shall be the first Author. Faculty and Practicing Engineers can be advisors, but the entirety of the paper must be of the students with the Faculty and Practicing Engineers acting as editors only.

The Student Awards for the winning papers will include:

  • 1st Place: Cash award of $3,000, plus reimbursement of expenses per ASME Policy, and Award Plaque recognizing achievement.
  • 2nd Place: Cash Award of $2,000 plus Certificate recognizing achievement
  • 3rd Place: Cash award of $1,000 plus Certificate recognizing achievement

Paper Submittal Process

A dedicated Technical Track will be included on the Conference Website. This Technical Track will be identified as Student Paper Competition. All student papers being submitted shall be submitted under the Student Paper Competition Track.

Abstract acceptance and paper review process will follow the same procedure and peer review process as all other papers.

Student Paper subjects shall address various aspects of Electric Power Generation Industry and be in line with topics identified by current Technical Tracks and Sessions. Students are

encouraged to submit papers that have practical applications and/or address current industry challenges and concerns.

Registration and Restrictions:

All Students whose papers have been accepted into the Student Competition and have been notified accordingly must register for the conference before the end of the advanced registration period. If the student is not registered by this date their paper will not be considered in the Student Competition. The following requirements must be followed to compete:

  • Qualified Students should be members of ASME or registered for the Conference
  • All levels of education are accepted (Undergraduate, Graduate, and PhD)
  • Qualified Students shall indicate their graduate level in their authors biography and can provide proof of student status
  • In Qualified Student papers, the student shall be the first author and presenter
  • Only one student (first author) per paper will be considered for the Award
  • Students shall present their paper in Student Competition Track and shall present their paper in that Track at the conference

Contact Us!

Have any questions? Contact the Chair, Rachel Willis or the Vice Chair, Justin Voss for more information.