SCSC2003 Student Workshop Chair Peter Kropf

SCSC2003 Student Workshop

Montreal 20-24 July 2003

SCSC2003 Student Workshop Best Student Paper Competition


  • Peter Kropf, University of Montreal
  • Ling Rothrock, Penn State University

  • The SCSC2003 Student Workshop was very successful with three full sessions of paper presentations selected through a process including reviews from three International Program Committee (IPC) member. All the accepted papers were included in SCSC2003 CD-Proceedings, but are keep separate from SCSC2003 hardcopy proceedings.
    The SCSC2003 Student Workshop enabled students to attend the workshop and get a SCSC2003 CD copy including the whole Conference Proceedings as well as the possibility to compete for the "Best SCSC2003 Student Paper Award" (including a cheque of 1'500 USD for the winner provided by The AEgis Technologies) with the very special registration fee (55USD).
    SCSC2003 Student Workshop Sponsor Bill Waite, President of The AEgis Technologies Group, Inc.
    The "Best SCSC2003 Student Paper" was selected through a multi layer process where the high quality of the submissions and presentation proposed quite a challenge in order to make a selection. The selection process included: Director of Liophant awarding John Nicol Director of AEgis Simulation Technologies for sponsoring the Winning Award of SCSC2003 Student Workshop Peter Kropf, Chair of SCSC Student Workshop, operated as Ceremony Master during the SummerSim03 Exhibition Reception and awarded the Recognition Certificates and prizes provided by SCS International to the best Student Papers.
    During the event,  William F. Waite, President of AEgis Technologies as great supporter of this Initiative was activily involved. John Nicol, Director of AEgis Simulation Technologies Ottawa, Canada (subsidiary of the The AEgis Technologies Group Inc.) provided its sponsorization as 1'500 USD cheque award to the Best Student Paper Author.
    General Director of Liophant Simulation Club awarded AEgis Simulation Technologies for its support to young people to become part of simulation community as a key issue for promoting Modelling & Simulation.

    The final results was:
    Result Title Student(s) Affiliation Advisor
    Best Student Paper Modeling of Maze-Solving System using Cell-DEVS Kevin Lam Carleton University, Canada Gabriel A. Wainer
    1st Runner Transforming Statecharts to DEVS Spencer C.Borland McGill University, Canada Hans Vangheluwe
    2nd Runner Modelling a Sand Pile Application Using Cell-DEVS Hesham Saadawi Carleton University, Canada Gabriel A. Wainer
    Finalist Formal Methods in the Verirification and Validation of Simulation Models Ken Kennedy Clemson University, USA D.E.Stevenson

    SCSC2003 Best Student Paper Committee

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