In recognition of the 40th anniversary of the DEVS framework which was invented by Prof. Bernard Zeigler, this DEVS M&S Award is announced by RTSync Corp., commercial spin-off of ACIMS. The award recognizes high-impact innovations in modeling and simulation methods, applications, and tools. The Award promotes advances in all facets of the DEVS that lead to novel solutions for commercial and government use.
The Award has two tracks, (i) research & development and (ii) commercial products & services. Contributions in the DEVS framework research, applications, and tools are welcome in existing and emerging complex problem domains including, but not limited to, enterprise computing, information sciences, engineering, and their cross sections.
Winners will be announced at the 2010 DEVS Symposium in Orlando, Florida and at the RTSync and ACIMS websites on March 1st, 2010. The two winners in Research and Development track will be given award plaques with first and second place receiving $7,000 and $4,000 prize money (US dollars), respectively. One winner in commercial products & services track will be given an award plaque receiving $5,000 prize money (US dollars).
RTSync will form an award evaluation committee with independent members who are DEVS Symposium organizers and experienced entrepreneurs. Each application will be reviewed and winners will be selected based on the application's own merits.
Chair: Doohwan Kim, President, RTSync Corp.
Deadline for Entries is Monday, November 30, 2009 (6 p.m. Eastern Time). Applications arriving after the deadline will not be considered.