IEEE CGNCC Best Student Paper Award Regulations

The CGNCC best student paper award aims to promote the academics, encourage young scientists to participate in academic activities, further to improve the paper quality and expand conference influence.

1. Eligibility

The considered papers must satisfy:
1)  The paper is accepted by the CGNCC;
2)  The student must be the first author, and present it at the conference.

2. Requirement

The paper should possess important topic, clear contention, correct and scientific argument, clarity of written paper, and explicit intellectual property. Under these premises, the best student paper must conform to one of the following conditions:
1)  The paper possesses a distinct idea or innovation recognized by the peers;
2)  The paper precisely discusses the technological achievements in engineering with innovative content. It proposes new concepts, designs, technologies, and solutions, which cover the concerned issues and difficult problems in the field of guidance, navigation and control. The paper has a strong value to be referred and promoted;
3)  The survey paper should include abundant contents and distinct understanding. It should possess potential impact and special value for the development of a specific field.

3. Procedure

1)  The preliminary review committee of the best student paper award is established. The chairman is appointed by the chairman of the procedure committee, with a secretary being allocated. Then the appointed chairman nominates committee members, who are valid with the approval of not less than two-thirds members of the procedure committee;
2)  15 papers are selected as candidates, which should be excellent scored by at least two reviewers. Note that papers not presented at the CGNCC will be disqualified from the award competition;
3) The final review committee of the best student paper award is established. The chairman is appointed by well-recognized experts in related fields, with a secretary being allocated. The committee takes full responsibility of the defense. If a committee member is the co-author of the paper applying for the best student paper award, then he or she must avoid the evaluation process;
4)  No more than 10 papers are awarded at each CGNCC.

4. Award

The best papers elected by these regulations are awarded:
1)  A certificate of "CGNCC Best Student Paper Award". The certificate is signed by the chairman of the conference, and sealed by Guidance, Navigation and Control Technical Committee of Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics;
2)  Money award.

5. Supplement

1)  If any objection of the elected best papers exists, please contact with the CGNCC procedure committee;
2)  The CGNCC procedure committee holds the authority to establish and explain these regulations.

CGNCC reserves the right of explanation and modification of this document. (July 25, 2012)