Awards & Prizes

2018 Kai Siegbahn Prize (download announcement)

 

The Prize was established in 2009 in honor of Kai Siegbahn, the founder of Nuclear Instruments and Methods A (NIMA). The purpose of the Prize is to recognize outstanding experimental achievement in synchrotron radiation research with a significant component of instrument development. The 2018 award shall be announced at the 13th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation. For call for nominations, please see the release announcement from Elsevier.

 

  

SRI Awards

 

When submitting the abstract through the regular online abstract submission process, applicants will be asked to confirm their interest in being considered for the awards – Young Engineer/Scientist Award or Student Poster Awards. They will have to confirm their eligibility if they choose to apply for the awards. No application will be accepted after the abstract submission deadline. The awards will be presented at the close of the conference.

 

 

1. SRI Young Engineer/Scientist Award

 

The goal of the award is to motivate innovative ideas and projects that will advance the synchrotron or XFEL technology or have high potential impact. The award will be given to the best oral or poster presentation. The winner will receive an award certificate and USD 1,000.

 

Applicants must be under the age of 40 on 2018/6/10 to be eligible.  All applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  • An abstract on any aspect of synchrotron or XFEL instrumentation.
  • A Curriculum Vita.
  • One to two letters of recommendation sent directly by the recommender(s) to su.stella@nsrrc.org.tw.

 

 

2. SRI Student Poster Awards

 

The awards aim to encourage graduate students to take part in the SRI conference, which offers a great opportunity to learn about the latest developments in synchrotron or XFEL science, engineering, and instrumentation, and to interact with synchrotron professionals from all over the world. The awards will be decided based on the presentation and the letter of recommendation. The winners will receive an award certificate and USD 500.

 

Eligible applicants must be a full-time Master’s or PhD student. All applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  • A poster abstract on any aspect of synchrotron or XFEL instrumentation.
  • A letter of recommendation, also confirming the applicant’s status as a full-time Master’s or PhD student. It must be sent directly to su.stella@nsrrc.org.tw from the applicant's thesis supervisor.

 

Photonics Poster Award

 
We are delighted to announce our partner Photonics would like to offer a Photonics Poster Award to our participants at the conference. The nomination will be assessed by the SRI 2018 Organizing Committee. In addition to receiving an award certificate and USD 500, the winner is encouraged to submit full-length paper to be published in the journal Photonics after the standard journal reviewing process, the article processing charges will be fully waived.

Eligible applicants must be a full-time Master’s or PhD student. All applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  • A poster abstract on the science of photonics.
  • A letter of recommendation, also confirming the applicant’s status as a full-time Master’s or PhD student. It must be sent directly to su.stella@nsrrc.org.tw from the applicant's thesis supervisor.