As Editor-in-Chief of Systems, on behalf of the Evaluation Committee, I am pleased to announce that the winner of the Systems 2018 Travel Award is Ms. Erin S. Kenzie, a PhD student at Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA, who will be supported with 800 Swiss Francs towards her travel expenses to attend the 36th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, to be held in Reykjavík, Iceland, 6-10 August 2018.
Ms. Erin S. Kenzie is a PhD candidate in Systems Science at Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA. Her research is in systems modeling, social science research methods, and urban studies. Ms. Erin S. Kenzie has been studying system dynamics for more than ten years. Her papers “Presenting interactive causal-loop diagrams in Kumu: Lessons from a concussion recovery model” and “Computational Model for
Traumatic Brain Injury” have been accepted to the 36th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society.
This was a difficult decision with such high quality applications for the award, and we would like to thank all applicants for submitting their diverse and thought-provoking presentations. We would also like to deliver our great thanks to the Evaluation Committee members for their comprehensive evaluation of the candidates.
Prof. Dr. Ockie Bosch