Student Information

The Best Student Paper Award:
Five student papers have been selected as semi-finalists for the DSCC/MOVIC 2012 Best Student Paper Award. The winner of the Best Student Paper Award will be selected by a panel of judges based on the finalists' presentations during the conference. This judging event/session will take place on Wednesday (Day 1), 9.30am-11.30am, Salon D. This event will be open to all conference attendees. Please click here for more information on these finalists and their papers.
DSCC/MOVIC 2012 Student Roommate Finding Service:
Looking for a roommate for this year's DSCC/MOVIC? DSCC/MOVIC is offering a roommate-finding service for conference student attendees. To participate in this service, please email: (i) your name, (ii) your university affiliation (i.e., the name of your school), (iii) your contact information (both email address and a phone number), (iv) your gender (male/female), and (v) your check-in and check-out dates to Prof. Jun Ueda ( Please make sure to use [DSCC roommate finding service] as part of your email's title. We will assemble the above information from students interested in participating in the roommate finding service, and then disseminate this information to these participating students. It will be up to the students to use this information to contact one another and find roommates. DSCC/MOVIC 2012 will help you in your search for roommates through this service, but we will not recommend a specific roommate for you, and we will furthermore not be liable for any potential inconveniences that may be caused by this service.
2012 DSCC Student Travel Grants:
Click here for information about these grants. Application deadline: September 20, 2012.
Student, Young Professional, and Newcomer Information:
Time/Location: Friday (Day 3), 11.30am-12.30pm, Salon B. The DSCC 2012 organizing committee will host a Students, Young Professionals, and Newcomers orientation at the conference. Attendance of either this orientation or the Executive Committee meeting is expected from students wishing to receive travel grants to DSCC 2012. The orientation's main goals are: (1) to serve as an ice-breaker allowing newcomers to introduce themselves to the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division (DCSC) as a community; (2) to give student members of DSCD a perspective on how being active and visible in DSCD can help both our academic community and the students' career growth; (3) to provide a very brief overview of the DSCD's current strategic plan, and the opportunities within this plan for students to actively serve society and advance their careers; and (4) to help coalesce student participation within DSCD into a more organized, active, and beneficial presence for all involved. More details on this orientation will be made available on the DSCC 2012 website.
Student/Industry Speed Dating Session:
Time/Location: Wednesday (Day 1), 6.15pm-7.30pm, Salon E. The goal of this CV speed-dating event is to provide students an opportunity to meet with industry members with various professional backgrounds, discuss their career goals, and obtain advice and suggestions from industry mentors. This event will help facilitate job matching and hiring in the future. Students and young members who are interested in pursuing professional positions in industry are welcome to participate in this event. Prior registration is required for students. Please bring a short CV (2-4 pages) and business cards. Both the DSCC and MOVIC student participants are welcome to attend. Fully confirmed industry participants currently include the Ford Motor Company, General Motors, LMS International, Mathworks, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory, National Instruments, and Sumitomo Heavy Industries. For more information, click here.