Swiss Nanotechnology PhD Award 2019


As a rule, the work should have been conducted at a Swiss university or research institute and should not be older than 2 years. The manuscript can be written in German, French or English and must be either accepted for publication in a peer‐reviewed journal or published in a peer‐reviewed journal in 2018 through March 2019.

The application must include:
1) A nomination letter by the PhD advisor (not longer than one page)
2) A curriculum vitae of the PhD student including a list of activities & publications (not longer than 2 pages)
3) A short summary stating the importance of the work (max ½ page)
4) A pdf copy of the manuscript of the published work

All pdf‐files of 1) through 4) must be merged together into a single pdf that takes the name of the PhD
student. This single pdf document must be submitted by the 26.4.2019 to the following address (by Email):
Prof. Christian Schönenberger
Department of Physics, University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 82
4056 Basel, Switzerland

Prize Committee:
Prof. Jens Gobrecht (PSI)
Dr. Pierangelo Gröning (Empa Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf)
Prof. Barbara Rothen‐Rutishauser (Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg)
Prof. Christian Schönenberger (Swiss Nanoscience Institute, University of Basel)
Dr. Andreas Hafner (BASF Schweiz AG, Dübendorf)

Communication of the prize:
The prize winners will be introduced on the website of the Swiss Micro‐ and Nanotechnology Network and the award will be handed over by a representative of the sponsor companies at the Swiss NanoConvention 2019 taking place at EPFL on 6‐7 June.