IIE Los Angeles

Winner Selected for First PID Student Paper Competition

Posted by Luis Armendariz

Your LA IIE Chapter is a proud donor sponsor of the 2011 1st International Student Project Competition and we made news:

Winner Selected for First PID Student Paper Competition!

Mengjie Liu, a student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass., has been selected as the winner of the first ever PID Student Paper Competition. The winning paper is “Using Linear Programming to Minimize Cost for ACE Pharmacy.”

2011 was the first year of the PID student paper competition. The competition attracted entries from eight schools. The winner receives a cash award of $1,000, an additional $500 toward travel expenses plus the PID international trophy. The second and third place winners will receive certificates of recognition. Prize Sponsors: Hershey, DuPont and the IIE Los Angeles Chapter.

Congratulations to Mengjie Liu!

Note: Luis Armendariz, LA IIE Chapter 2012 President, will be chair of the 2nd Internationational Student Competition.

Read the complete article on IIE’s website: http://www.iienet2.org/Landing.aspx?id=887

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