The prize is organized and awarded by GdR CNRS MIA, GAMM-SIP and SMAI SIGMA group:
Art. 1 – Description
The prize is awarded to a young researcher with oustanding contribution to the field of Mathematics in Imaging.
The prize is awarded every two-year and is to be presented at the occasion of the Mathematical Image Analysis (MIA) conference series.
The award consists of a certificate, financial recognition of 1000 €, and a plenary talk at MIA conference.
The award is attributed annually, generally to a single winner, by the PhD Thesis Award jury.
The first prize will be awarded in January 2018 at MIA conference in Berlin.
Art. 2 – Conditions for application
To be considered for the award, the defense of the PhD thesis should take place between two editions of the MIA conference series .
The applicants must also have carried out and defended their PhD in a French or German institution.
Art. 3 – Application
Applications must be submitted in full at the latest by Friday 10th Nov. 2017 12am GMT. Their treatment is confidential.
Applications must contain:
The thesis manuscript in digital format. For those who wrote their PhD in French, an extended summary of 4 pages in English must be provided.
A supporting letter from the PhD advisor(s).
The PhD referees reviews.
A curriculum vitae of the student including publication list and conference presentations.
All of the above documents are to be submitted as a single archive in digital on the Submission website.
Art. 4 – Jury
A jury is selected by GdR CNRS MIA and GAMM-SIP. It is composed of 4 members (alphabetical order):
Alfred Bruckstein (Technion)
Raymond Chan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Selim Esedoglu (University of Michigan)
Rebecca Willett (University of Wisconsin)
A jury member cannot be a PhD advisor of a candidate for the award.
The jury may ask for external and independent expertise when necessary.
Decisions are taken by simple majority. In the event of a tie, the Chairman shall prevail. The jury’s decision cannot be appealed.
Art. 5 – Important dates
• Application submission deadline: Friday 10th Nov. 2017 12am GMT
• Laureates annoucement: January 2018
Jean-François Aujol (University Bordeaux)
Martin Burger (University of Munster)
Albert Cohen (University Pierre et Marie Curie)
Jalal Fadili (Normandy University-ENSICAEN)
Michael Hintermuller (Humboldt-University of Berlin)
Gabriel Peyré (CNRS-ENS Paris)
Gabriele Steidl (University of Keiserslautern)