Applying for the ESAFORM Scientific Prize

Who may apply?

The applicants are post-graduate researchers with a number of years of professional experience, not older than 35 years old by January 1st 2020, they must work (or must have worked) in a European country. They may belong to Academia as well as to Industry.

How to apply?

The applicants shall provide:

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • List of publications and major achievements (patents, computer codes…),
  • Four-page abstract describing their contribution in the field of materials forming,
  • Two recommendation letters (with at least one from an independent institution) underlining the quality and the originality of the contribution of the applicant.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. A jury nominated by the Board of Directors will review each application. The Jury will make a proposal to the ESAFORM Board of Directors, which will take the final decision.

If the ESAFORM Board of Directors considers that the number of candidates is too low, submitted applications will be postponed to the subsequent year.

Presentation of the Award

The winner(s) will be notified a month before the next ESAFORM Annual Conference, and he/she will receive the ESAFORM Scientific Prize during the conference in Cottbus, Germany, from 4 to 6 of May 2020. The winner(s) will deliver a lecture on his/her work.

Documents have to be sent by e-mail before March 15th, 2020 to the president of the Jury:

Dr. Gary Menary
Queen’s University Belfast
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