Each year at I/ITSEC, awards are presented for the Best Paper and the Best Tutorial. Winners of these coveted, highly prestigious awards are honored for their achievements during the event. For more information and Best Papers and Tutorials archive, please visit the I/ITSEC website.
2021 Best Paper & Tutorial Nominees
Best Paper Nominees
Title: Form From Function: Applying Flow Driven Experiential Learning to the Integration of Immersive Technology in Formal Military Aviation Training Programs
Authors: Andrew Clayton, Ph.D., Nancy Taylor
Title: Optimizing Optimizations: A Two-Stage Neural Network Approach for Leveraging Optimality in Time-Sensitive Solutions
Authors: Matthew McLaughlin
Title: Augmented Reality in Tactical Combat Casualty Care: Physiological Ramifications
Authors: Claire Hughes, Kay Stanney, Ph.D., Cali Fidopiastis, Ph.D., Angelica Jasper
Title: Gender Equity in an Evolving Work Environment
Authors: Nina Deibler, Susan Hartman, Jeffrey Coulter
Title: Simulation for Women, Peace and Security Training
Authors: Neil Sleevi, Jumanne Donahue, Ph.D., Melvin Cape, LisaRe Babin, Ph.D., Shanda Lauer, Ph.D., Heath (Hank) Brightman, Howard Lee
Title: Attention and Engagement in Virtual Environments: Measuring the Unobservable
Authors: Benjamin Bell, Ph.D., Winston “Wink” Bennett, Ph.D., Elaine Kelsey, Benjamin Nye, Ph.D.
Best Tutorial Nominees
Title: Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) – Innovating Modeling & Simulation (M&S) to Revolutionize the Future of Transportation
Authors: Kevin Hulme, Ph.D., Panagiotis Anastasopoulos, Ph.D., Stephen Still, Ph.D., Grigorios Fountas, Ph.D., Rachel Su Ann Lim, Sheikh Ahmed, Irina Benedyk, Ph.D.
Title: A Comprehensive Introduction to Medical Simulation
Authors: Roger Smith, Ph.D., Danielle Julian, Alyssa Tanaka, Ph.D.
Title: Addressing the Challenges of Rigorous Simulation Validation
Authors: Simone Youngblood, Mikel D. Petty, Ph.D.