DGaO Young Scientist Award

Tue, 04.12.2012

The German Society of Applied Optics (DGaO) has created a new prize for promising young scientists from a German speaking country in the field of Applied Optics. The DGaO Young Scientist Award will be presented for the first time at the annual meeting in Braunschweig in May, 2013.

There will be separate awards for the best PhD dissertation and the best Master’s thesis of 2012, consisting of 1000 € (PhD) and 500 € (Master’s), along with a one-year full membership of the DGaO. The winners will also be invited to the Braunschweig meeting to give a presentation of their work.

In order for a student to be considered, supervisors will need to submit the original thesis as PDF file, via the DGaO secretary (dgao-sekretariat@dgao.de). The supervisor will also need to submit the following:

  • thesis summary (max. 2 pages)
  • appraisal statement
  • curriculum vitae of candidate
  • list of publications, patents related to thesis (if applicable).

Submission deadline for the prize is 9th February, 2013.