EPS-QEOD Prize for Research into the Science of Light
— The 2022 edition of the Prize is cancelled due to too low nominations received —
The 5th Prize for Research into the Science of Light will be awarded on behalf of the European Physical Society through its Quantum Electronics & Optics Division (QEOD) during Nanometa 2022.
Nominations are to be received online by November 19th, 2021 at the latest.
The European Physical Society (EPS) Prize for Research into the Science of Light is a major prize awarded on behalf of the EPS through its Quantum Electronics & Optics Division (QEOD). The prize is awarded every 2 years in recognition of recent work by one or more individuals (no more than three) for scientific excellence in the area of electromagnetic science in its broadest sense, across the entire spectrum of electromagnetic waves.
The work for which the individual(s) is/are nominated must be such that a significant component of it was performed during the period 5 years prior to the award. In addition, the award will recognize research for which a significant portion of the work was carried out in Europe or in cooperation with European researchers, and may be given for either pure or applied research.
The award will be accompanied by an engraved glass medal, certificate, and a monetary sum of 2000 euros.
The Prize Ceremony and Lecture will be highlights of the EPS Nanometa Conference organized in Seefeld, Austria, from the 6th to 9th of January, 2022.
Nominations must include:
- A cover letter provided by the nominator with proposed citation
- A two-page summary of the significance of the work which is the subject of the nomination. For a nominated team of more than one person, the summary should clearly specify the individual contribution of each nominee, and when and where the work has been performed.
- Nominee CV(s)
- A list of publications covering the last five years (a few earlier articles particularly relevant for the nomination can also be included). Five articles of most significance should be highlighted.
- Up to three letters of endorsement of the nomination.
Online Nomination Details:
All material must be prepared in English and combined into either a single consolidated PDF file or a ZIP archive.
Self nominations cannot be considered.
To nominate a colleague, fill out the form below.