Make a 4-Minute Pitch on your Research Impact
Win the Top Prize:$500  &
Travel funds to attend the next ASC Conference


2022 Competition Winner 
Jeroen Staal, LPAC, EPFL,  Lausanne, Switzerland
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2022 Honorable Mention
Gary Mac, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, New York
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Congratulations! Award will be presented at
the 37th ASC Conference in Tuscon AZ. 



2021  Competition Winner 

Videos of the Winner and Honorable Mentions

Isaiah Kaiser, University of Akron, Akron, Oh

2021 Honorable Mentions

Paulina Diaz-Montiel - UCSD
Gary Mac - NYU
Maria Mendoza - Colorado School of Mines
Emil Pitz - Stevens
Upendra Yadav - MTU

Stay Tuned for 2023 Competition Announcement

Eligibility to compete
  1. ASC Student member as of May 31, 2022. ( Not a member? Join now!)
  2. Register* to compete during May 1 - 31, 2022  (Link to the registration form)
  3. Enrolled in a Ph.D. Program and completed a minimum of two years at the time of registration per unofficial transcript 
  4. Must attend the June 22, 2022 webinar
  5. Submit a qualification video (90 seconds) by July 6, 2022
  6. If invited, compete on August 3, 2022. 
*Note: The registration form requires a login with a Google account and an upload of a copy of your unofficial transcript.  

Register:  May 1-31, 2022  (Goto the Online Registration Form)
Attend the Mandatory Webinar: June 22, 2022, 1 PM - 3 PM US EDT
Qualification Videos Due: July 6, 2022 ; 11:59 PM US EDT
Invitations to compete will be sent on or about July 13, 2022. 
Competition:  August 3, 2022, 1 PM - 4 PM US EDT.
Webinar Presenters & Judges
Joan Fuller - Director,  Office of the Secretary of Defense
Joseph Mait - Former Chief Scientist, US Army Research Laboratory
Mick Maher  - Former DARPA Program Manager

Contact Prof. Ozden Ochoa (o o c h o a  at  t a m u   dot  e d u )