2022.9.11.SUN-16.FRI Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo, Japan

Awards and Prizes for students and young researchers

The following Awards and Prizes are established at IVC-22 for postgraduate students (graduate school students) and young researchers. The applicants should be the presenting authors of papers at IVC-22, and their student ID and age will be checked by ID cards onsite. The reviewers for selection are members of the organizing/program committees and keynote/invited speakers.

Students (irrespective their age) can apply for No. 1 below, and young researchers (32 years old or younger as of September 1, 2022) can apply for No. 2 below. The application form should be submitted at the submission of abstract.

The awards No. 3 below are only for members of The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science (JVSS) because the awards No. 3 are usual ones in the domestic JVSS annual meeting. The applicants to No. 3 can apply also to No. 1 or No. 2 if the respective required conditions are fulfilled. In such a case, the respective application forms should be submitted separately.

Companies of Sponsor Prize

The companies below are our Platinum Sponsors at IVC-22 who kindly provide Prizes with cash for excellent presentations by young researchers and students.

EBARA CORPORATION

株式会社荏原製作所

ULVAC, Inc.

株式会社アルバック

CANON ANELVA CORPORATION

キャノンアネルバ株式会社

No. 1 : Award and Prizes for graduate students:

-IUVSTA- Elsevier Student Award
-Student Prizes under names of sponsors*

*The names of sponsors are announced above on this Web page.

Application conditions

Postgraduate students (graduate school students) within seven years of obtaining the first degree (graduation of undergraduate school) in any universities and institutes, which will be checked by the student ID onsite, can apply. An application form (link below) with a sign of the supervisor is required to submit at the abstract submission. The award and prizes shown above have no difference in selection and awarding; the sponsor companies are different.

Selection Procedure

Oral or poster presentations are reviewed by the referees in the audience.
Around 15 winners in total will be selected.

Awarding

The prize winners will be awarded at the Banquet, with the certificate and cash (JPY 50,000, about 450 USD) for each.

How to apply

Please fill in the following application form and upload it (in PDF) via the abstract submission page.

No. 2 : Young Researcher Prizes under names of sponsors*

Researchers of 32 years old or younger as of September 1, 2022. An application form is required to submit at the abstract submission.
*The names of sponsors are announced above on this Web page.

Selection Procedure

Oral or poster presentations are reviewed by the referees in the audience.
Around 10 winners in total will be selected.

Awarding

The prize winners will be awarded at the Banquet, with the certificate and cash (JPY 50,000, about 450 USD) for each.

How to apply

Please fill in the following application form and upload it (in PDF) via the abstract submission page.

No. 3 : Excellent Presentation Awards from JVSS(日本表面真空学会 講演奨励賞)

These awards are only for young members of JVSS, The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science (日本表面真空学会, JVSS) because these are ones for the domestic annual meeting of JVSS.

Click here to register as a member the JVSS (The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science):
https://jvss.smoosy.atlas.jp/admission/agreement

There are three categories, each of which is for emerging researchers (新進研究者部門), for young researchers (若手研究者部門) and for students (学生部門).

Application conditions, selection procedure, and awarding are the same as in the domestic annual meeting.

How to apply

Please fill in the following application form and upload the application form via the abstract submission page.

IUVSTA Ebara Award selected by the IUVSTA committee

Please visit IUVSTA web site ( https://iuvsta.org/iuvsta-ebara-award/)