Overview

Award name

EAPPC Outstanding Young Researcher Award

Candidates

Any young researcher of no more than 35 years (born after 31 December 1985) can apply. The applications are either personal or recommended by members of the EAPPC International Organizing Committee.

Application requirement

Each candidate must be the first author of a manuscript accepted as an oral contribution.

Application process

The application process opens on 1 June 2020. The personal applicants should submit a draft of their paper and two letters of recommendation from pulsed power experts. The applicants recommended by members of the EAPPC International Organizing Committee should provide a draft of their paper. All applicants should fill out a short form provided in the conference website and send it to the info@eappc-beams2020.org  with the documents mentioned above.

The application deadline is 31 July 2020 (No further extension will be offered).

Review process

By 7 August 2020, the Local Committee will summarize the applications received and send these to the EAPPC International Organizing Committee. Each application will be sent to 3 reviewers. The reviewers will be asked to judge the application as “not recommended”, “recommended” or “highly recommended”.

The feedback deadline for reviewers is 31 August 2020. Candidates obtaining either the comment “recommended” or “highly recommended” from at least two reviewers will be included in a short list.

The short list of candidates will be sent to the Technical Committee by 4 September 2020. The Technical Committee will arrange for the short listed candidates to present their oral presentations at the conference before 12:00 noon on 16 September 2020.

After lunch on 16 September 2020, the EAPPC International Organizing Committee will meet to decide the winners. It is expected that a decision will be agreed based upon the review results.

The ‘EAPPC Outstanding Young Researcher Awards’ will be announced at the conference banquet on 16 September 2020 and will be published later on the conference website.