Young Researcher Awards 2021


E-MRS announces the availability of awards (up to 2 per symposium) for young researchers conducting research and a topic to be addressed in the symposia planned for the E-MRS 2021 Spring Meeting.



To be eligible for an E-MRS Young Researcher Award at the E-MRS 2021 Spring Meeting, the applicant must be either:

  • Registered as a student undertaking a PhD research program on a topic within the scope of a symposium, or,
  • A Post Doc within 5 years of the award of a doctorate degree undertaking a research program within the scope of a symposium

The applicant must be the main, or a coauthor, of a manuscript and must be responsible for the oral or poster presentation of the paper to be delivered at the conference. In addition, the appropriate registration fee for participation at the conference must be paid by, or on behalf of the applicant prior to the conference.


The Young Researcher Award

Each award winner will receive 450 Euro and a personalised Award Certificate.



The applicant must submit the following items attached to an email as a single pdf to the E-MRS HQ in order to be considered for a Young Researcher Award:

  • The completed application form (to be downloaded HERE)
  • One copy of the abstract submitted for the conference
  • Description of work associated with the abstract to be considered
  • Letter of support submitted by the candidate’s PhD Supervisor, or a Senior Researcher in the case on a Post Doc applicant.


Submit the complete application form by email to the E-MRS Secretariat by April 30, 2021 at the latest. Winners will be notified on-site directly by the concerned symposium organizer.


Conference Chairpersons
Catherine DUBOURDIEU Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH - Freie Universität Berlin

Hahn-Meitner-Platz 1, D-14109 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)162 4062 589
Giovanni MARLETTAUniversity of Catania

Laboratory for Molecular Surfaces and Nanotechnology V.le A.Doria 6 Catania Italy

+39 95 7385130
Paolo SAMORIUniversity of Strasbourg, Institut de Science et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaires

8 allée Gaspard Monge, 67000 Strasbourg, France

+33 (0)3 68 855 160
Wenping HUTianjin University

Key Laboratory of Molecular Optoelectronic Sciences, P.R. China