On April 25, Chengdu Study Group held the first sub-regional SPE Student Paper Contest in cooperation with Southwest Petroleum University (SWPU) and Chengdu University of Technology (CDUT).
A total 18 students took part: 12 from SWPU and 6 from CDUT. Participants were split into three groups so there were individual competitions at BSc, MSc and PhD levels.
The competition gave students the opportunity to improve their English and presentation skills, showcase their research achievement, and compete against other students from Chengdu region for the opportunity to participate in the SPE Regional Student Paper Contest held at the 2011 Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition (APOGCE) in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The selection criteria were based on the performance of students during presentation. A scoring sheet, provided by SPE Asian Pacific, was used by each judge to evaluate each student’s performance.
The Judging Panel then announced the winners:
Southwest Petroleum University:
- Dan Luo, (BSc)
- Yuxuan Liu, (MSc)
- Hu Jia (Ph.D)
Chengdu University of Technology:
- Ankun Zhao (Msc)
- Xiaogang Li (Ph.D)