[robotics-worldwide] Call for Nomination for the EuroHaptics PhD Award 2010

Marc Ernst marc.ernst at tuebingen.mpg.de
Thu Sep 16 23:55:49 PDT 2010

Call for Nomination 
for the EuroHaptics Ph.D. Award 2010

Every year the EuroHaptics Society awards a prize for the best Ph.D. thesis of the year. The EuroHaptics Society Ph.D. Award competition is open to all candidates, who in the broad sense disserted on a topic of relevance to the science and/or technology of haptics in the year 2010.

This year the award is endowed with 1000 €.

Candidates must be a member of the EuroHaptics Society or must have recommendations by at least three EuroHaptics Society members. Each nomination will be competitively reviewed. The best EuroHaptics Society PhD Award will be announced at the ceremony taking place at the WorldHaptics 2011 conference in Istanbul, Turkey. The winning candidate will be allowed to present a talk on the topic of his/her thesis at this meeting.
Deadline for nomination for the 2010 award is 31st of December 2010.  

The purpose of EuroHaptics Society is to contribute to and promote the advancement of Haptics, all over the world, but with a focus on Europe, by suitable means. In particular by forming the official body organizing the EuroHaptics conference, by organizing other workshops and events on Haptics, by disseminating information about Haptics, and by establishing relations with other similar associations, national or international.

Please send the nomination via email to Jan van Erp <jan.vanerp at tno.nl>.
The nomination should include the PhD thesis in pdf format, a CV of the candidate including publication list, and a recommendation letter by the supervisor, in which the relevance of the thesis is explained, together with a statement about the originality of the thesis and its contribution to the field.  

On behalf of the EuroHaptics Society
Marc Ernst 
(President of the EruoHaptics Society)

Marc O. Ernst, Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cyberentics
Multisensory Perception & Action Group
Spemannstr. 41
72076 Tübingen, Germany

phone: +49-7071-601 644
fax:       +49-7071-601 616
mail:     marc.ernst at tuebingen.mpg.de

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