The AAS Best Paper Award is given once a year to an outstanding paper in the field of aviation applications. The paper must have been published in a refereed journal and must present innovative approaches for solving complex problems in aviation and air transportation, with an emphasis on operations research and quantitative methods. Any author must submit only one of his/her eligible papers. In addition, no individual may be a co-author on more than two papers submitted to the competition.A paper is eligible for the competition if
All topics related to the field of aviation and air transportation will be considered, including, but not being limited to:
The winning paper will be announced at the AAS business meeting to be held during the annual INFORMS meeting in November (in National Harbor, MD, USA). The authors of the winning paper will share a prize of $800, and each will receive a certificate.To submit a paper for the 2021 competition, one of the authors must email the paper, along with a nomination letter written by a colleague (not the author, maximum 2 pages) describing the merits of the paper, to the Chair of the AAS Best Paper Award Committee, on or before June 15, 2021 11:59pm US eastern time. Please use the following email address for submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org (Email Subject: AAS Best Paper Award Application / Applicant name).
Disclaimer: each paper will be reviewed and scored by all five award committee members. The award committee members are not eligible for this year's award. We will enforce an unbiased review process.
2021 Committee Chair
Nuno RibeiroSingapore University of Technology and DesignSingaporeThe other members of the committee are:
Bruno SantosDelft University of TechnologyDelft, Netherlands
Susan HotleVirginia Polytechnic InstituteBlacksburg, USA
Sebastian BiroliniUniversity of BergamoBergamo, Italy
Diana JorgeLusófona UniversityLisbon, Portugal
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