The transition from Nanocem to Innovandi marks a significant milestone in the field of cementitious materials research. In celebration of this evolution, the Innovandi Nanocem PhD Prize has been established by the Global Cement and Concrete Association. This prestigious award is dedicated to recognizing the most outstanding PhD research conducted globally in this domain.
Submissions for the Innovandi Nanocem PhD Prize are now open, with the application period spanning from December 19, 2023, to February 15, 2024. The prize is distinguished not only by its global reach but also by its regional representation. One finalist will be selected from each of the following three regions: Europe and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and the Americas.
This call for submissions specifically targets PhD theses that were defended in the years 2021, 2022, and 2023. To be eligible for this esteemed prize, applicants must meet specific criteria. First, the defense of their PhD should have occurred between January 1 and December 31 of the respective year. Additionally, applicants should have been under the age of 35 at the time of their defense.
The evaluation of submissions will be based on several critical criteria:
- Fundamental research on cementitious materials and their application.
- The high scientific quality of the work.
- The novelty and originality of the research.
- The pedagogic presentation of the thesis.
The Innovandi Nanocem PhD Prize is an extraordinary opportunity for young researchers to showcase their significant contributions to the field of cementitious materials. This prize not only acknowledges exceptional research but also aims to inspire and foster excellence in the field.
We encourage all eligible and aspiring individuals to apply for the Innovandi Nanocem PhD Prize – a platform that celebrates and honors the world’s best PhD research in the realm of cementitious materials. This initiative, by The Global Cement and Concrete Association, represents a commitment to advancing research excellence in this critical field.
Read more details about this opportunity and about the application conditions here.
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