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12th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI 2015)

Conference Awards & Prizes

Kai Siegbahn Prize

The Prize, established in 2009 in honor of the founder of Nuclear Instruments and Methods A, Kai Siegbahn, aims to recognize and encourage outstanding experimental achievement in synchrotron radiation research with a significant component of instrument development. Particular preference will be given to the development of synchrotron radiation spectroscopies. More...

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SRI Young Engineer/Scientist Award

A cash award of $1000 and certificate will be presented at the 12th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI2015), for the best engineering poster written by a Junior Engineer or Scientist. The competition will be open to any Engineer or Scientist who graduated with their Bachelor’s degree after the end December 2005; the Engineer or Scientist may be employed by a synchrotron facility, institution, university or a commercial company.

The poster can be on any aspect of synchrotron instrumentation, but preference will be given to topics of benefit to the broad synchrotron community and/or novel with high potential impact.

When submitting an abstract potential candidates will be asked to confirm their interest, and their eligibility, for the award. All candidates will be required to have a short written nomination from their Division or Department head confirming their support for this submission, the candidate’s contribution to the work, and proof of the date of their Bachelor’s degree, which should be submitted with the abstract. Judging will take place at the first poster session of the conference.

The award will be presented at the conference dinner and will include a free ticket to the conference dinner.

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Student Poster Awards

  • To be determined.

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SRI 2015 Student Scholarship (Travel Award)

The goal of the 2015 SRI Student Travel Award is to increase the number of students attending the Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI) conference. The program offers graduate students the opportunity to hear about the latest developments in synchrotron science, engineering, and instrumentation and to meet and interact with synchrotron researchers from all over the world.

The SRI 2015 Student Travel Award will provide up to $1,000 to assist with registration, housing, and/or airfare. If you are accepted, the conference registration of $350 will be waived. The remaining $650 will be used toward reimbursements for hotel, airfare, and/or ground transportation, and will be provided within 60 days after the conference and upon submission of expense receipts.

Eligibility Requirements:

Prospective SRI Student Travel Award applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

  1. Must be full-time MS or PhD student. A letter from the student’s supervisor confirming the student’s academic status will be required.
  2. Must be accepted to present a poster or oral presentation at the 2015 SRI conference.
  3. Cannot be a previous SRI Student Travel Award recipient.


A complete 2015 SRI Student Travel Award application contains two parts:

  1. Students should submit their abstract through the regular online abstract submission process by clicking on the "Submit Abstract" button shown below. When submitting the abstract, applicants will be asked to confirm their interest in being considered for the award.
  2. The student's thesis supervisor must provide a letter of recommendation and also verify that the applicant is a full-time Masters or PhD student. Letters should be emailed to
  3. Opportunities are limited.

Both parts of the 2015 SRI Student Travel Award Application must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on March 23, 2015.

All applicants will receive an eNotification in April 2015 regarding the final status of their application.

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Last Modified: December 27, 2017