ASC Best Student Paper Competition
ASC 2022 is happy to continue the Applied Superconductivity Conference Best Student Paper Competition.
In addition to the regular abstract, eligible contestants are required to submit a 2-page extended abstract for review by the Contest Committee who will select finalists. Finalists will then be asked to present in a Student Paper Contest Oral Session. Winners will be presented with a monetary award.
The ASC 2022 Best Student Paper Prize Winners are as follows:
|1st Prize: Ashish Shukla||1st Prize: Srikar Telikapalli||1st Prize: Laura Wheatley|
|2nd Prize: Jennifer Volk||2nd Prize: Virginia Phifer||2nd Prize: Jacob Rochester|
|3rd Prize: Arash Fayyazi||3rd Prize: John Rogers||3rd Prize: Shaon Barua|
Alexander Shikov Prize Winner: Shah Alam Limon
Victor Keilin Memorial Prize (Large Scale): John Rogers
Victor Keilin Memorial Prize (Materials): Jacob Rochester
Qualifications & Eligibility
- For the purpose of the entering the ASC contest, a student is considered to be an individual who has been a full-time student of an accredited college or university during the time the work was performed. Example: students in the United States college must be enrolled for a minimum of nine (9) credit hours per term as a graduate student or twelve (12) credit hours per term as an undergraduate.
- There is no age limit.
- Ph.D. students are eligible.
- Post-doctoral researchers are not considered students and are not eligible.
- A letter will be required from the student’s primary advisor indicating that the work presented in the paper was done primarily by the student contestant and performed while he/she was a student. This letter should also state that the contributions by other co-authors are secondary.
- The submitting student must be the first author.
- The submitting student must be the presenter at the designated session.
- Multiple submissions are accepted.
Interested students are asked to proceed as follows:
- Prepare your 2-page Extended Abstract as instructed in the Extended Abstract Template.
- Obtain a letter from your primary advisor.
- Submit your abstract to the ASC’22 abstract submission site by the submission deadline (March 23, 2022). During abstract submission, indicate that you wish to participate in the Student Paper Contest.
- Submit your 2-page Extended Abstract AND your advisor’s letter along with your abstract by March 23, 2022. Extended abstracts will NOT be accepted without your advisor’s letter. Accepted file types: DOC; DOCX; PDF.
The extended abstracts in each of the three areas (Large Scale, Materials, and Electronics) will be evaluated by three panels of judges who are experts in the respective areas. It is expected that the evaluation process is completed by the end of May. Up to six submissions will be selected as finalists in each category. The finalists will be required to make an oral presentation at a Student Competition session. Each finalist will be given 15 minutes for making his/her presentations and 5 minutes to answer questions from the panel and the audience. The panel of judges will evaluate each finalist using (a) the submitted extended abstract, (b) the oral presentation at the Student Competition session, and (c) answers to questions following the oral presentations.