The Outstanding Student Researcher (OSR) Award recognizes exemplary student research related to the mission of the Energy Materials and Systems Division (EMSD) of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS).

The award is open to U.S. and international graduate and undergraduate students actively engaged in research related to the EMSD. Specifically, applicants must have submitted an abstract to the annual conference in the year for which the applicant is applying.

Submit your abstract for MS&T21 before March 15, 2021.

To see a list of topics, view the call for abstracts and technical program here.

It is strongly encouraged that undergraduate submissions present extracurricular projects only, i.e., research conducted outside the normal scope of one’s coursework.

Applications will be accepted until the close of abstract submission for the annual MS&T conference in the year for which the student is applying. The awardee will be notified prior to the acceptance of their abstract for the annual conference.

The Awardee is invited to present the OSR lecture at an EMSD symposium at the Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) meeting. The awardee, will receive a recognition plaque.

For more information, contact:
Eva Hemmer

OSR application instructions

Applicants must submit the following materials:

  • Application cover sheet
  • White paper

OSR Cover Sheet Template
OSR White Paper Template

Application materials should be submitted to Eva Hemmer via email ehemmer@uottawa.caor by completing the form below.

EMSD Outstanding Student Researcher Award

  • Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.

Deadline for Nominations:

July 31, 2021