To: The MEMS@MIT Community
Re: Nominations for the 2007 Senturia Prize
We are now accepting nominations for the Second Annual Senturia Prize for the Best Thesis in MEMS/NEMS. This prize is awarded yearly to a graduating doctoral student whose thesis has made outstanding contributions to their field. In addition to an honorarium, the recipient will present a lecture on their research at the MNSS seminar on May 10, 2007.
Advisors, if you have a student who you'd wish to nominate, please send an email to either Carol Livermore (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Joel Voldman (email@example.com) with the student's name, thesis topic, a brief recommendation, and expected graduation date.
Students, you are encouraged to nominate yourself. If you feel that your work has had significant impact in the field of micro/nanotechnology, please send an email to either Carol Livermore (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Joel Voldman (email@example.com) with your thesis topic, primary advisor, a brief description of the thesis contributions, and your expected graduation date. We will solicit a recommendation from your thesis advisor.
Guidelines: This prize is open to doctoral students from the micro/nano community who have recently graduated (Sept 2006 and onwards) or expect to graduate soon (by Aug 2007). Selection will be based upon the strength & impact of the student's research, recommendations by advisors and/or committee members, and any contributions to the MIT MEMS/NEMS community. The prize winner will be announced in the spring edition of the MEMS@MIT newsletter, and should be available to give the seminar on May 10.
The MNSS Planning Committee
For more information, please go to: www.rle.mit.edu/mnss/
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