Simio Announces Winners of the Simio Student Simulation December 2020 Competition

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PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simio Student Simulation Competition is a bi-annual event dedicated to undergraduate and graduate teams across the world participating in simulation modeling and scheduling coursework. The Simio Student Competition is the industry's leading competition for students, and it prepares students for the application of simulation technology to solve complex real-world problems in teams of not more than four individuals.

Every year, Simio outlines the rules and regulations for participation alongside a problem overview which participating student teams must solve to win excellent prizes. The December 2020 Competition problem focused on a Barbecue Pit or restaurant experiencing poor service levels due to inadequate inventory management and long wait times. Contestants were tasked with optimizing the restaurant's service levels through optimized inventory management, scheduling, and solving staffing bottlenecks to reduce ingredient waste and long wait lines using Simio Simulation Software.

The Student Simulation Competition 2020 was highly competitive with hundreds of student teams sending in great answers to the simulation problem but there could only be one winner. Simio is excited to announce The Grillers of ESEN University El Salvador, as the winning team of the Student Simulation Competition December 2020.

Supervised by Professor Avelar, the winning team consists of Mónica Torrez, Michelle Ángel, Alejandra Artiga, and ...

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