Student Award

SID-ME Student Award: Call for contributions

Call for contributions (pdf version)

The SID-ME Chapter Student Award is given for an outstanding scientific or technical contribution to research on information display. The applicant is a student (up to and including PhD student) at an institute in the SID-ME region and must be a member or student member of the SID-ME Chapter. The prize amounts to 1500 Euro, with the obligation to present the winning contribution at the SID-ME Chapter Spring Meeting 2014 where the award ceremony will be held. For information on student membership, see the bottom of this page.

Application procedure

To apply for the prize submit a 2-4 page abstract with you as the first author and describing your work to the SID-ME Chapter Spring Meeting. The submission deadline for SID-ME Chapter Spring Meeting 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey (April 7-8, 2014) is January 31, 2014.

In the body of the submission mail, mention that you are a student and wish to participate in the Student Award competition. Also present your SID membership number.
By doing so, your abstract will be sent to the Student Award Committee, consisting presently of:

 Prof. Dr.-Ing. N. Frühauf, Universität Stuttgart, e-mail:
 Hans-Jürgen Lemp, Merck KgaA, e-mail:
 Dr. Stefan Riehemann, Fraunhofer IOF, e-mail:
 Prof. Dr. ir. H. De Smet, Ghent University, e-mail:

The Award Committee will verify that your application fulfils all requirements and assess the importance and quality of you contribution. The best eligible contribution will win the Award.
All participants will be notified of the decision regarding their application around February 15th.


SID Student Membership 

Information about SID student membership is available on: SID membership.

Note the favourable offer of $5.00 per year for student members. Membership includes on-line access to the Journal of the SID, the SID Symposium Digest, Information Display (all including back catalogue), as well as downloadable webinars about hot topics in display research and industry.