The Christopher J. Wormald Prize is awarded to an outstanding graduate student to recognise research undertaken within the broad remit of the conference. The prize is offered in honour of Christopher J. Wormald, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Thermodynamics conference series.

  • Entry is open to graduate students studying for a PhD degree and to those who have completed their PhDs after 15 February 2016. The date of the PhD thesis defense is regarded as the official completion date;
  • The prize will be awarded on the basis of a piece of research work that the candidate has undertaken as a part of his or her PhD study;
  • Entries must be in the form of a candidate’s CV including a detailed list of scientific publications, an up to four-page extended abstract, which describes the work, and a letter of recommendation from the candidate’s PhD supervisor or a similarly placed individual. The letter of recommendation should make clear the extent of the candidate’s original contribution;
  • Entries should be submitted by email to the Thermodynamics 2019 Conference Chair (Professor Felipe Blas, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) as one package of PDF files before 15 February 2019;
  • The Scientific Committee will select the winning entry. The criteria will be based on the quality and originality of the work entered;
  • The winner will be awarded a prize and will be invited to present a paper on the topic of his or her winning entry at the Thermodynamics 2019 conference.

Entries should be submitted by email to Professor Felipe Blas, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., as one package of PDF files before 15 February 2019.

The Christopher J. Wormald Prize for most recent conferences:

Year

Recipient

Awarded by

2003

R.Allen

TCS

2005

J.Lachwa

TCS

2007

T. Lafitte & E. E. Santiso

TCS

2009

F. Martínez-Veracoechea

TCS

2011

A. Avlund

TCS

2013

E. Forte

TCS

2015

N. Mahynski

TCS

2017

R. Mansbach

TCS

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