DGaO Young Scientist Award

Wed, 17.01.2018

The German Society of Applied Optics (DGaO) will again award a prize for promising young scientists from a German speaking country in the field of Applied Optics. The DGaO Young Scientist Award will be presented at the annual meeting in Aalen in May 2018.

There will be separate awards for the best PhD dissertation and the best Master’s thesis of 2017, 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 Aalen meeting to give a presentation of their work.

In order for a student to be considered, supervisors will need to submit the original thesis, in pdf format, 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).
  • PDF version of the thesis

Submission deadline for the prize is March 9, 2018.