Promotionspreis des Vereins der Freunde und Förderer des DESY


                  Promotionspreis des Vereins der Freunde und Förderer des DESY 2017
                    Award of the Association of the Friends and Sponsors of DESY 2017
The Association of the Friends and Sponsors of DESY announces an award for an outstanding Ph.D. thesis based on the research program of DESY.
Applications for this award are invited on behalf of candidates whose thesis meets the following criteria:

  • the thesis must have been defended in the period from April 1 of 2016 until March 31 of 2017.
  • the thesis must describe research in accelerator physics, in particle and astroparticle physics or in photon science
  • the cooperation with DESY must be of essential relevance for the research topic of the thesis.


The award may be shared by up to three people. If the prize will be given to one person the award will be 3000 EUR. If it will be given to more persons each awardee will receive 2000 EUR.

The awardee(s) will be chosen on the recommendation of a review committee.

Applications for the Award should be directed to:

Prof. Fr.-W.Büsser
Chairman of the Association
Institut für Experimentalphysik
Luruper Chaussee 149
22761 Hamburg
friedrich-w.buesser@desy.de

before April 30, 2017. The letter of nomination should include a detailed justification ( letter of recommendation) and be
accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a pdf-file ( send to friedrich-w.buesser@desy.de ) and two copies of the thesis
and a list of publications.

The award will be publicly presented within the Jentschke Lecture in the autumn of 2017.