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"Stephanos PNEVMATIKOS" International Award for Research in Nonlinear Phenomena
"Stephanos Pnevmatikos" International Award for research in nonlinear phenomena in the fields of Nonlinear Physics, Mathematical Physics and Nonlinear Disordered Systems is given every two years by the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) in memory of the late Professor Stephanos Pnevmatikos, starting in 1992. The Department of Physics of the Univeristy of Crete (UoC) is actively involved in the scientific coordination of the "Stephanos Pnevmatikos" Award.
Candidates must be outstanding young researchers in the fields mentioned above and must be under 40 years old. Candidates for the "Stephanos Pnevmatikos" Award are considered by nomination only. The nominations must be sent to the secretary of the local and international committees and should be accompanied by the Curriculum Vitae of the candidate. There is no application form and the letter of the nominee, in which the reasons of the nomination are stated, is considered to be enough.
The amount of the prize is about $9,000.
The deadline is the 31st of May of every even year. The candidate should be under 40 years old on this day.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: We would like to inform you that the awarding of "Stephanos PNEVMATIKOS" International Award for Research in Nonlinear Phenomena will be discontinued starting from 2011 until further notice.
"Alwyn SCOTT" Lectures
"Alwyn Scott" Lectures are held in the memory of the former President of the Selection Committee of the Award (1991-2007), Professor Alwyn Scott in the framework of "Stephanos PNEVMATIKOS" International Award for Research in Nonlinear Phenomena.