Piaget Scientific Award
Examples of topics of interest are (but not limited to):
Advanced micro-manufacturing, such as new: Laser-processing, MEMS processes, 3D micro-printing, Additive micro-manufacturing,and any other new innovative micro-manufacturing process.
Material behaviour at the smaller scale
Smart materials suitable for micro-mechanics
Miniaturisation in mechanical design and innovative micro-mechanical concepts
Tribology at the microscale
New micro-assembly concepts
Micro-actuators (excluding electrical/electronics/ICs)
Young scientists who are in the process of finishing, or have recently finished their PhD are eligible to apply.
The successful applicant is given the chance to pursue his/her own research within one of EPFL’s lab during a one year post-doctoral fellowship. The award is highly selective. Every application is evaluated by an International Scientific Committee that will examine the quality PhD work done by the applicant, its innovative and ground-breaking nature as well as its potential for future research.
The Piaget Scientific Award is awarded every two years. The next deadline for applicants was May, 31st of 2019.
To be eligible, your application should include the following documents (in pdf format):
- Research proposal (see template below)
- Letter of recommandation from your thesis director/supervisor
- Curriculum Vitae
- List of publications
- Signed Piaget Scientific Award Regulation (see below)