13th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing
  September 17-21, 2011
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ACM UbiComp 2011 Student Travel Grants

In order to promote the participation of ubiquitous computing research from university students, the organizers of ACM UbiComp 2011 are pleased to announce the 2011 ACM UbiComp Student Travel Grants to encourage more students both at the graduate and undergraduate levels to attend and participate in the ACM UbiComp 2011 Conference, Sep. 17-21 2011, Beijing, China. Each travel award is worth 700 USD and covers conference registration and 6 nights of hotel accommodation.


Sponsored by Microsoft Research
  • Lin Sun, TELECOM SudParis, France
  • Heitor Soares Ramos Filho, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Frank Chun Yat Li, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Aveek Purohit, CMU, USA
Sponsored by Shanda Innovations
  • Yuanyuan Chen, Dalian Maritime University, China
  • Debjanee Barua, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Sourav Bhattacharya, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Okolie Stanley Adiele, Federal University of Technology, Nigeria
Sponsored by Qualcomm
  • Koltunova Veronika, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Nan-Wei Gong, MIT, USA
Sponsored by Google
  • Andrew J. Pyles, The College of William and Mary, USA
  • Stacey Kuznetsov, CMU, USA
Sponsored by IGRS (闪联)
  • Xiaohui Zhang, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  • Tom Owen, Swansea University, UK
Sponsored by HTC
  • Ming-Chang Tsai, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Kuang-Ming Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Sponsored by Nokia
  • Yanqing Cui, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Andrew D Miller, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Sponsored by Intel
  • Ming Ki Chong, Lancaster University, UK
  • Katie Koepfinger, Parsons: The New School for Design, USA

Selection Criteria

  • The applicant must be students enrolled at a university and pursuing a degree in fields related to conference topics.

  • Priority will be given to student authors of papers, posters, demos, videos or other works accepted by ACM UbiComp 2011.

Application Process

To apply, students must send an email by Monday July 20 to xingx at microsoft.com with subject heading "ACM UbiComp 2011 Student Travel Grants" and containing a single pdf document with:

  • your CV (containing your full name and e-mail address, current address and contact phone number, and a list of publications).

  • 1-page statement (no more than 600 words) about your current accomplishments, why you wish to attend the conference and why attending UbiComp is important to your research and future plans.

  • A letter of recommendation from the faculty advisor that clearly establishes the need for travel support.


  • Application Submission: Wednesday, July 20, 2011

  • Decisions/Notifications: Sunday, July 24, 2011

  • Acceptance by the recipient: Friday, July 29, 2011

The winners will be notified by email and their names will be published on the conference webpage.

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