PSE Awards

At PSE 2020 outstanding researchers will be honored with the PSE Awards. The PSE Leading Scientist Award is intended to highlight an approved researcher with pioneering contributions in science or technology of plasma and ion surface engineering. Beside this, three young researchers will be honored with the PSE Early Career Award for their work and engagement in the field.

You know an outstanding colleague? Then send your nomination to pse-conferences@efds.org.

PSE Award Manual [PDF]

Nomination Deadline: January 31, 2020

 

PSE Leading Scientist Award

1.000,- EUR

free registration for
the Conference Dinner

PSE Early Career Award

a gift worth over 300,-EUR;
200,- EUR or 100,-EUR.


free registration for
the Conference Dinner

This activities are supported by VAT Group AG.                                       

 

Criteria for nomination

PSE Leading Scientist Award PSE Early Career Award
  • Outstanding researcher
  • Shall have made pioneering scientifical or technological contributions in the field of plasma surface engineering
  • Current members of the International Program Committee are not eligible.
  • Outstanding young researchers in the field of Plasma Surface Engineering or related fields
  • The nominee must have at most a 10 year career after PhD defense.


 

Nomination Procedure

PSE Leading Scientist Award PSE Early Career Award
  • A nomination letter providing
    • a description of the work for which the award is proposed
    • the importance of the topic for science and/or industry
    • a statement on whether the work was done in collaboration with other partners and details of the nominated persons contribution to that work.
  • 2 Supporting letters
  • List of publications, patents, received honors
  • Curriculum vitae of the nominee
  • An abstract submitted to PSE Conference for an oral presentation
  • A nomination letter of no more than three pages, which
    • has to describe the topic and the results of the scientific work
    • demonstrate the outstanding skills and characteristics of the nominated scientist
    • state whether the work was done in collaboration with other partners and details of the nominated persons contribution to that work
  • Copy of the abstract, that has been submitted to the conference for an oral presentation
  • Supporting letter from the advisor
  • List of publications of the researcher related to his work, fellowships, scholarships and received honors
  • Curriculum vitae of the nominee
 Nomiation Form LSA [PDF]  Nomination Form ECA [PDF]

The material has to be send via E-mail to pse-conferences@efds.org.

Deadline: January 31, 2020

 

Selection Procedure

The award committee consists of the members of the International Program Committee (IPC). The members of the committee process the submitted proposals. They select the winners in the 1st Paper Selection Meeting. The Winners are presented to the International Scientific Committee at the 2nd Paper Selection Meeting.

The winners will be informed in April 2020 about their selection.

On Wednesday afternoon the winner of the PSE Leading Scientist Award will give a plenary lecture. The three finalists of the PSE Early Career Award will present their work in an oral presentation of 20 min in a topical session and will be graded by the IPC according to their presentations. The winners will be presented at the conference dinner in the award ceremony.