[robotics-worldwide] EuroHaptics Ph.D. Award 2012
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Thu Nov 1 04:54:58 PDT 2012
Call for Nomination for the EuroHaptics Ph.D. Award 2012
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 2012.
This year the award is endowed with 1000 €.
Candidates must be a member of the EuroHaptics Society or must have a
recommendation by a EuroHaptics Society member. Each nomination will be
competitively reviewed. The EuroHaptics Society best PhD Award will be
announced at the ceremony taking place at the WorldHaptics 2013
conference in Daejeon, Korea. 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 2012 award is 31st of December 2012.
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
Please send the nomination via email to Jan van Erp <jan.vanerp at tno.nl
<mailto:jan.vanerp at tno.nl>>.
The nomination should include the PhD thesis in pdf format (written in
English or translated into English), a CV of the candidate including
publication list, 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,
and the membership information of the candidate or a letter of
recommendation of a EuroHaptics Society member.
On behalf of the EuroHaptics Society,
Prof. Dr. Marc Ernst
President of the EuroHaptics Society
Department of Cognitive Neuroscience
& Cognitive Interaction Technology - Center of Excellence (CITEC)
Universitätsstrasse 25 (W3-240)
sekr.: +49-521-106 6861
phone: +49-521-106 5700
fax: +49-521-106 5701
marc.ernst at uni-bielefeld.de <mailto:marc.ernst at uni-bielefeld.de>
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