Apply for SAOT Young Researcher Award

SAOT Young Researcher Award in Advanced Optical Technologies (Source: FAU)

SAOT Young Researcher Award in Advanced Optical Technologies (Source: FAU)

For the tenth time, the Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies SAOT invites young researchers to apply for the SAOT Young Researcher Award in Advanced Optical Technologies, YRA 2017. The 100,000 euro award is open to scientists with a proven record in optics, photonics and optical technologies. Closing date for the submission of applications is January 8, 2017.

Besides the prize money the award includes a twelve month research visit at Erlangen. The laureate will have the formal status of a guest professor and will give lectures and seminars for the doctoral candidates of SAOT. The YRA is granted annually. The maximum age at the date of application is forty years.

Former recipients are Prof. Clemens Kaminski (2008 – Cambridge University, UK), Prof. Alexandra Boltasseva (2009 – Purdue University, USA), Prof. Terrence R. Meyer (2010 – Purdue University, USA), Professor Zeev Zalevsky (2011 – Bar Ilan University, Israel), Professor Martin Booth (2012 – University of Oxford, UK), Professor Jonathan Home (2013 – ETH Zurich, Switzerland), Prof. Edouard Berrocal (2014 – Lund University, Sweden), Dr. Alexander Jesacher (2015 – Innsbruck Medical University, Austria) and Prof. Darko Zibar (2016 – Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)

The SAOT was established at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg in 2006 within the “Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments to Promote Science and Research at German Universities” to provide an interdisciplinary, structured education and research training program towards a doctoral degree within a highly attractive research environment. (Source: SAOT)

Link: SAOT Awards, Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies, Erlangen, Germany

 

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