SPE coordinates 14 regional student paper contests at the undergraduate, master’s, and PhD level. Students compete against other students from their region for the opportunity to advance to the International Student Paper Contest, held during the Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE). Contestants enter with an abstract of their paper, of which they perform a presentation on the day of the competition, and then the victors who proceed to the International contest at ATCE have their papers published in the conference proceedings and on OnePetro.
The UHSPE Annual Student Paper contest allows UH students for a chance to represent represent UH SPE in the 2016 Regional SPE Student Paper Contest held this year at Texas A&M University. This is an amazing opportunity for students to gain recognition and prestige. The UH winner will compete for a chance to present their paper at the 2016 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, held this year in Dubai.
As we face one of the worst downturns is the recent times, innovative research has become inevitable to successfully survive the downturn. The University of Houston, being a research focused university puts extra weight on student research projects and capstone projects. To promote the tradition of research in students, University of Houston SPE student chapter presents ‘SPE Local Paper Contest 2016’. The Local Paper Contest is an excellent way of showcasing research work students are doing on Capstone Projects, Graduate Thesis and independent research projects. We have the contest in three categories:
To participate, you have to submit an abstract which contains minimum 250 words and maximum 450 words, containing a brief summary of your research. The Abstract should follow the abstract guidelines followed by SPE International. The guidelines can be found here: http://www.spe.org/authors/docs/sample-abstract.pdf
The deadline to submit the abstract is 25th March 2016.
- Only single presenter papers allowed
- The deadlines will be strictly followed
A panel of experienced professionals will examine the papers being presented and will declare 3 best presentations. Top 2 presenters from each category will represent the University of Houston in the SPE Gulf Coast Section Regional Paper Contest at Texas A&M University on 26th March 2016. The winners of Regional Paper Contest will present their research in the Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2016 held in Dubai 26-28th September 2016.
The 2016 UHSPE Student Paper Contest will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at the UH Energy Research Park, Building 9. The contest is open to all UH Students in the undergraduate, graduate, and PhD divisions. Register today!
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