FEMS Materials Science & Technology Prize

The FEMS Materials Science and Technology Prize is awarded biennially to young European materials scientists (under the age of 40) in recognition of significant contribution to a field of Materials Science and Technology and will be presented at the 2023 FEMS EUROMAT Conference (3-7 September in Frankfurt, Germany) where the winner will receive a certificate and a prize from Taylor & Francis Publisher and is expected to give a plenary lecture. The winner’s name and that of their Member Society will also be featured in an interview on the FEMS website.


The nomination package should include a CV and a list of publications (refereed/non-refereed/proceedings), preferably accompanied by a list of independent citations, and a list of invited lectures. Two letters of support from individuals in the field of Materials Science and Engineering, familiar with the nominee’s achievements should be included with the nomination. A citation of no more than 100 words should be submitted. Nominees should preferably (but not exclusively) have European nationality or have done a large part of their research work at a European University or Institute. The nomination should be submitted to the FEMS Secretary, Ms Efi Fragkou at secretary@fems.org by 31 January 2023.

Judging Panel

Responsibility for the selection of the winner rests with the FEMS Award Selection Committee. The ASC will review nominations and recommend one candidate to the FEMS Board no later than six months prior to the presentation of the award.

FEMS Awards - Past recipients

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