General News

Winners of the 2019 Student Project Competition Announced

The ISEA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Student Project Competition.

1st Philippe Gosselin; Ski damping technologies

2nd Harley Towler; Customising moment of inertia of a badminton racket: Effects on performance and impact location

3rd Sasa Cigoja; Midsole bending stiffness of running shoes & muscle-tendon unit mechanics

The winner’s project posters can be viewed here:

Philippe Gosselin

Harley Towler

Sasa Cigoja

2019 Student Project Competition open

Calling all eligible students to submit their work for the 2019 Student Project Competition. Projects are defined as work wherein the students are the primary contributor. Both individual and group submissions are eligible (please see prizes for clarification).

Prizes
1st prize: £1000 and full membership to the ISEA for one year*
2nd prize: £500 and full membership to the ISEA for one year*
3rd prize: Full membership to the ISEA for one year*
*The prize funds for group submissions will be shared equally among members and each member will receive student ISEA membership for one year.

Further information on how to submit your work can be found here.

The deadline is 31 October 2019 for submissions.

The results will be announced on 2 December 2019.

Full application procedure can be found here http://www.sportsengineering.org/2019-student-project-competition/

ISEA2020 – Conference news

We are pleased to inform you that the Abstract Submission of The 13th conference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA 2020) has just opened!

The details are on the below web page: http://www.isea2020.org/abstract/index.html

The deadline of the submission is 15 July 2019.

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ISEA2020 – THE ENGINEERING OF SPORT13
Date: 22 – 25 June, 2020
Website: http://www.isea2020.org
Conference Venue: Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Contact: secretariat@isea2020.org

Important Deadlines:
– Abstract Submission: 15 July 2019
– Paper Submission: 30 October 2019

Winner of the 2018 Student Project Competition Announced

Many congratulations to this year’s winners.

1st: Sasa Cigoja (University of Calgary)

2nd: Teodorico Caporaso and Stanislao Grazioso (University of Naples Federico II)

3rd: Alexander Spoelstra (TU Delft)

Prize breakdown
1st : 1000 GBP and full membership for one year
2nd: 500 GBP and full membership for one year
3rd: full membership for one year

Welcome to the new ISEA Executive Committee

The new Directors and Executive Committee are as follows:

Directors:
President: David James
Secretary: Jonathan Shepherd
Treasurer: Marcus Dunn
Special Advisor: Kim Blair

Executive committee members:
Patrick Drane
Arjen Jansen
Stefan Litzenberger
Akihiro Matsuda
Chloe Newton-Mann
Stefan Schwanitz
Katsumasa Tanaka
James Webster
Paul Wood

ISEA 2020 – The Engineering of Sport 13 – dates announced

The 13th conference on the Engineering of Sport on behalf of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA) will take place in Tokyo, Japan from 22 to 25 June 2020. This conference is hosted by The Sports Engineering & Human Dynamics Division (SHD) in The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME). The conference will be held just before the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. Participants will be able to feel the feverish atmosphere in Tokyo. In the conference, special site visits and exhibitions related to the Olympic and Paralympic Games are going to be planned.

Important dates

Abstract Submission – July 2019
Acceptance Notification – August 2019
Paper Submission – October 2019
Registration – February 2020 (Early Bird fees close)
Conference – June 22-25, 2020

Please visit http://www.isea2020.org/

Announcing the 2020 ISEA Conference

ISEA 2020 – The Engineering of Sport 13

We are pleased to announce the ISEA Conference in 2020 will be held in Tokyo, Japan 2020.

The Sports Engineering and Human Dynamic Division (SHD) in The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) will host the conference.

Tentative dates are 25-28 June 2020. More information to follow soon.

Announcing the winners of the student project competition 2017

Many congratulations to this years winners.

1st Dougie Mann (Imperial College London, UK)

2nd Nick Cecchi & Gianna Fote (University of California, Irvine, USA)

3rd Vijay Sreedhara (Clemson University, USA)

The prizes are:

1st – £1000 and full membership for 2018

2nd – £500 (shared) and full membership for 2018 (each)

3rd – full membership for 2018

Many thanks for all the submissions this year.

Sports Materials in Applied Sciences

Drs Allen, Foster, Strangwood and Webster are guest editing a Special Issue on Sports Materials in Applied Sciences (IF 1.679). The deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 January 2018.

More information can be found here: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/applsci/special_issues/Sports_Materials

Thanks
Dr Tom Allen