Fourth International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics     Karlsruhe, Germany, September 2010
Student paper competition

Elsevier MetamaterialsThe Conference organizers run a competition for the best student paper, the award is sponsored by Elsevier's Metamaterials journal.

All student participants are invited to enter STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION. The paper must be submitted through the Conference website before April 12, 2010. An application form and all the supporting documentation for the student contest should be submitted not later than 26 April 2010. 

You have to be registered at this website to submit your paper and fill in the form for entering the student competition. This form is accessible via "Student paper competition" item in the "Participant profile" menu in the right column of the website after log-in there.

During the submission procedure, the students will be asked to upload:

  1. a CV of their scientific activity
  2. the paper title submitted for review
  3. an endorsement letter signed by the student's professor/advisor stating that the paper is the result of student's work

The first author must be the student and the second author may be the student's professor/advisor. More than two authors are not admitted, unless the student has two advisors from different institutions. The papers will follow the regular review process. The TPC will evaluate the students applications and invite the selected students to present their papers at a dedicated poster session during the Congress. The invited finalists will have the registration fee waived. Only one paper per student will be considered. In case of multiple applications with different papers, the student will be excluded from the competition.


After a careful evaluation of the applications, the Steering Committee has selected the following finalists of the student paper competition:

Pai Yen Chen

Alastair Cunningham

Loïc Markley

Tiago Morgado

Dmitry Morits

Wei Hsiung Wee

Jiang Zhu 

The finalists of the student paper competition should present their papers according to the technical program of the conference. In addition, they are asked to present their papers again at the dedicated poster session on Thursday 16 Sept., 10:00-11:20. The members of the Steering Committee will interact with the students during the poster presentation and will select the winner. The winner of the best student paper will be announced at the congress closing ceremony.