[robotics-worldwide] EuroHaptics Ph.D. Award 2012

Angelika Peer peer at lsr.ei.tum.de
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 
international.
 
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,
 
Marc Ernst.
 

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Prof. Dr. Marc Ernst

President of the EuroHaptics Society
Department of Cognitive Neuroscience
& Cognitive Interaction Technology - Center of Excellence (CITEC)  
Bielefeld University
Universitätsstrasse 25  (W3-240)
33615 Bielefeld

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fax:       +49-521-106  5701
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