Award Type: Distinguished Dissertation Award

Distinguished Dissertation Award 2020: Dhanan Utomo

Dhanan Utomo (Lancaster University Management School) received the Distinguished Dissertation Award in 2020 for his thesis entitled: “Improving and Comparing Data Collection Methodologies for Decision Rule Calibration in Agent-Based Simulation. A Case Study of Dairy Supply Chain in Indonesia”. He received his prize at the Social Simulation Week, where he gave a talk on the… MORE

Distinguished Dissertation Award 2018: Sascha Holzhauer

Sascha Holzhauer (University of Kassel) received the Distinguished Dissertation Award in 2018 for his thesis entitled: “Dynamic Social Networks in Agent-based Modelling: Increasingly Detailed Approaches of Network Initialisation and Network Dynamics.” He collected his prize at the Social Simulation Conference in Stockholm, where he gave a talk on the work in his thesis in plenary… MORE

Distinguished Dissertation Award 2016

The second ESSA Distinguished Dissertation Award has been given to PhD. Hang Xiong (UCD, Ireland) for a dissertation entitled “Peer Effects in the Diffusion of High-Value Crops on Social Networks: A Social Simulation Approach”. The winner has been awarded at the Social Simulation Conference 2016 in Rome, where he gave a talk on his research in a plenary session on… MORE

Distinguished Dissertation Award 2014

The first ESSA Distinguished Dissertation Award was given in 2014 to PhD. Dr. Amineh Ghorbani (TUDeft, NL) for a dissertation entitled Structuring Socio-technical Complexity – Modelling Agent Systems Using Institutional AnalysisStructuring Socio-technical Complexity – Modelling Agent Systems Using Institutional Analysis”. The winner was awarded at the closing cerimony of Social Simulation Conference 2014 in Barcelona.

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