Young Researcher Awards

2018 EAPPC Outstanding Young Researcher Awards Procedure


  1. Overview
  • Award name :  'EAPPC Outstanding Young Researcher Award'
  • Award winners : The maximum number of awards which can be offered is 5 (five), with at least 2 (two) awards offered for applicants from Asia and at least 2 (two) awards for applicants from Europe and the rest of the world. In case there are a limited number of outstanding candidates, the EAPPC International Organizing Committee reserves the right to limit the number of awards offered.
  • Candidates : Any young researcher of no more than 35 years ( born after 31 December 1983 ) 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.
  1. Application process
  • The application process opens on 1 July 2018. 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 with the documents mentioned above.
  • The application deadline is 1 August 2018 (No further extension will be offered.)
  1. Review process
  • By 6 August 2018, 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 2018. 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 5 September 2018. The Technical Committee will arrange for the short listed candidates to present their oral presentations at the conference before 12:00 noon on 19 September 2018.
  • After lunch on 19 September 2018, 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 19 September 2018 and will be published later on the conference website.

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