EERI 2016 Annual Student Paper Competition

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) is pleased to announce its Annual Student Paper Competition. The purpose of the competition is to promote active involvement of students in earthquake engineering and the earthquake hazards research community.

Preparation instructions may be downloaded here.

The general rules of the competition are as follows:

Graduate Category

  1. The paper must be an original contribution in a discipline directly related to earthquake engineering or earthquake hazard reduction.
  2. The paper must not exceed 12 pages in length inclusive of all tables and figures.
  3. The paper must represent the original work of the student and be authored by the student alone. An advisor can provide feedback before submission of the paper but may not co-author the paper. The advisor’s name should be included in the “Acknowledgments” section of the paper.

Undergraduate Category

  1. The paper must be directly related to earthquake engineering or earthquake hazard reduction.
  2. The paper must not exceed 12 pages in length inclusive of all tables and figures.
  3. The paper must be authored by the student alone. In addition, a faculty member or other advisor is required to oversee the preparation of the manuscript. The advisor can provide feedback before submission of the paper but may not co-author the paper. The advisor’s name should be included in the “Acknowledgments” section of the paper.

Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university and must be U.S. residents.

Guidelines for preparing the manuscript are accessible from the EERI website http://www.eeri.org/about-eeri/honors-awards/eeri-competitions/#student_paper.

The graduate and undergraduate paper winners will be invited to the 2017 EERI Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, March 7–10, 2017, and will receive a complimentary registration and a stipend to offset travel costs. The top paper winner in the graduate category may be invited to present at the Annual Meeting.

* * * Deadline: December 15, 2016 * * *


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