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The Swiss Micro- and Nanotechnology Network is offering five prizes each of 2’000 CHF for excellent scientific first-author publications in the field of Nanotechnology and Nanoscience published by PhD students in 2016/2017 sponsored by:
The prizes will be awarded at the annual Swiss Nanoconvention conference, being held from 1-2 June 2017, in Fribourg.
As a rule, the work should come from a Swiss university or research institute, and should not be older than 2 years. The manuscript can be written in German, French or English and must be either accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal or published in a peer-reviewed journal not longer than one year before the submission deadline.
The application must include:
- A nomination letter by the PhD advisor
- A curriculum vitae including a list of activities and publications
- A short summary stating the importance of the work (max 1⁄2 page)
- A copy of the manuscript of the published work
The documents must be submitted by the 31.3.2017 to the following address (by Email):
Adolphe Merkle Institute
Université de Fribourg
Ch. des Verdiers 4 CH-1700 Fribourg
Phone +41 26 300 95 02
Prof. Jens Gobrecht (PSI)
Dr. Karl Knop (SATW)
Dr. Pierangelo Gröning (Empa Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf)
Prof. Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser (Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg)
Prof. Christian Schönenberger (Swiss Nanoscience Institute, University of Basel)
Communication of the prize:
The prize winners will be introduced on the website of the Swiss Micro- and Nanotechnology Network.