[loginf] ACKERMANN AWARD 2020: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Thomas Schwentick thomas.schwentick at tu-dortmund.de
Wed Jan 8 09:47:55 CET 2020


ACKERMANN AWARD 2020 - THE EACSL OUTSTANDING DISSERTATION AWARD FOR
LOGIC IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Nominations are now invited for the 2020 Ackermann Award.
PhD dissertations in topics specified by the CSL and LICS
conferences, which were formally accepted as PhD theses at a
university or equivalent institution between 1.1.2018 and 31.12.2019
are eligible for nomination for the award.

The deadline for submission
is 1 April 2020. Submission details follow below.

Nominations can be submitted from 1 January 2020 and should be sent
to the chair of the Jury, Thomas Schwentick, by e-mail: thomas.schwentick at tu-dortmund.de

*** The Award

The 2020 Ackermann award will be presented to the recipient(s) at CSL
2021, the annual conference of the EACSL.

The award consists of

   * a certificate,
   * an invitation to present the thesis at the CSL conference,
   * the publication of the laudatio in the CSL proceedings, and
   * financial support to attend the conference.

The jury is entitled to give the award to more (or less) than one
dissertation in a year.

*** The Jury

The jury consists of:

 * Christel Baier (TU Dresden);
 * Michael Benedikt (Oxford University);
 * Mikolaj Bojanczyk (University of Warsaw);
 * Jean Goubault-Larrecq (ENS Paris-Saclay);
 * Prakash Panangaden (McGill University);
 * Simona Ronchi Della Rocca (University of Torino), the vice-president of EACSL;
 * Thomas Schwentick (TU Dortmund) , the president of EACSL;
 * Alexandra Silva, (University College London), ACM SigLog representative.

*** How to submit

The candidate or his/her supervisor should submit

  1. the thesis (ps or pdf file);
  2. a detailed description (not longer than 20 pages) of the thesis
in ENGLISH (ps or pdf file);
  3. a supporting letter by the PhD advisor and two supporting letters
by other senior researchers (in English);
supporting letters can also be sent directly to Thomas Schwentick
(thomas.schwentick at tu-dortmund.de);
  4. a short CV of the candidate;
  5. a copy of the document asserting that the thesis was accepted as
a PhD thesis at a recognized University (or equivalent institution) and
that the candidate has received his/her PhD within the specified period.

The submission should be sent by e-mail as attachments to the chairman
of the jury, Thomas Schwentick:
thomas.schwentick at tu-dortmund.de

With the following subject line and text:

   * Subject: Ackermann Award 20 Submission
   * Text: Name of candidate, list of attachments

Submission can be sent via several e-mail messages. If this is the case,
please indicate it in the text.
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