SIEDS is the leading showcase for undergraduate and master’s graduate design projects or design-oriented graduate theses. Faculty, industry, and government project advisors are welcome coauthors. 

Contributed papers are solicited that apply diverse methodology, including

  • Data Modeling: including Big Data, Data Analytics, and Data Mining
  • Decision Analysis and Optimization
  • Systems Integration and Design
  • Simulation and Stochastic Modeling
  • Human Factors and Cognitive Engineering
  • Risk Analysis, Technology Management, and Policy

Symposium papers presented will be available on-site and through IEEE Press. Awards for Best Paper will be presented for each track.

Student Travel Scholarships are available on a limited basis.


  • Abstract Submission: 2/28/2018
  • Notified of Abstract Review: 3/9/2018
  • Final Paper Submission: 3/31/2018
  • Symposium: 4/27/2018, University of Virginia, Charlottesville virginia