12 thousand. Euro for the winner of the Best Doctoral Dissertation competition
The contest is open to anyone who ra in 2017 earned a PhD in one of these fields: aerospace engineering, marine engineering, infrastructure and transportation or energy. The competition aims to support the most advanced research and covers the SENER group’s areas of activity.
As in previous editions, the SENER Foundation will award a single cash prize of 12,000. Euros for the author of the winning paper and another 3,000. euro for study supervisor. Applications in English or Spanish can be submitted until December 22, 2017, 1:00 pm. Information about the winner will be announced in the first quarter of 2018, and the prize will be presented in April this year.
The competition entries will be judged by a jury of promoter in the works, kt re won in previous editions, dw ch doctor of SENER’s technical team with experience in research work, a trustee of the In the SENER Foundation with a doctorate and the director and secretary of the Foundation.
Head he primary criterion for judging the works participating in the contest will be the significance of the research and its potential for practical use. The evaluators will take also take into account the quality of the thesis and its impact in the channels of dissemination of scientific information (journals, patents, etc.), prizes and other wyr of fertilization, as well as the clarity of presentation.
Full rules for the Best Doctoral Dissertation competition are available on the SENER Foundation website.
The SENER Foundation was created in 2002 by the SENER group and the Sendagorta family, to sponsor initiatives and wsp lnych activities. Over the past 15 years, the SENER Foundation has been involved in activities focused on education and training, and has helped develop the socially responsible nature of the company’s activities.
The goals of the SENER Foundation are: to promote the spirit of SENER’s founders, which ry is characterized by the pursuit of scientific and technological knowledge; implementing this knowledge in engineering projects to achieve the best solutions tailored to the needs of our time in and environment; supporting the work and/or training of os b or groups that re are showing particular lnymi skills in science, the use of technology of ethical responsibility; promoting the moral and material development of society through programs and projects focused on science and technology.
Founded in 1956, SENER is a privately held engineering and technology corporation that offers customers the most advanced technical solutions. The company is internationally recognized for its independence, commitment to innovation and quality. SENER employs nearly 2,500 specialists in branches in Algeria, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, India, Colombia, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, Spain, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, the United States and the United Kingdom. In 2016. revenue of the group reached almost 910 million in euro.