[robotics-worldwide] [news] euRobotics opens its Call for the 2019 Georges Giralt PhD Award
euRobotics opens its Call for the 2019 Georges Giralt PhD Award.
The submission deadline is 31st December, 2018.
The aim of the "Georges Giralt Ph.D. Award" is to showcase PhD theses
defended during 2018 in European universities from all areas of robotics.
Outstanding theses with strong theoretical contributions, a focus on
professional applications or technology transfer, with a high degree of
multidisciplinarity, or showing how robotics technologies can be applied
to new domains, are eligible for the prize.
Submissions are done by sending an email to the George Giralt Award
phd.award AT eu-robotics.net after filling the form:
The award consists in a plaque and the publication of the thesis by
Springer in the STAR series. It will be given to the winner(s) at the
occasion of the next European Robotics Forum, Bucharest, Romania, March
20-22, 2019 (www.erf2019.eu). The selection of the finalists will be
announced mid-to end-of-February 2019, and these finalists are expected
to give a 20 minutes presentation of their research at the Forum, since
part of the award evaluation will be done on the basis of that oral
presentation. Each finalist will get a financial support for the travel
of 250€ + Free ticket to ERF + free ticket to the dinner.
The jury for the Georges Giralt Ph.D. Award consists of members
belonging to the academic community of euRobotics, their names will be
reveiled at ERF.