Algorithms 2023 Best PhD Thesis Award

Application deadline: 28 February 2024
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Dear Colleagues,

The journal Algorithms is inviting applications for the Algorithms 2023 Best PhD Thesis Award. This prize will be awarded to a PhD student or recently qualified PhD who has produced a highly anticipated thesis with great academic potential. The applications will be assessed by an evaluation committee led by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Frank Werner.

Eligibility and Requirements:
– The candidate must be a PhD student or recently qualified PhD who has produced a highly anticipated thesis with great academic potential;
– The PhD thesis must be their original work;
– The PhD thesis must be defended in 2023.

Required Application Documents:
– An executive summary of the PhD thesis in English of around 3000 words;
– A letter from the PhD supervisor recommending the candidate for consideration for this award;
– The candidate’s CV, including a list of publications connected with the thesis;
– An electronic copy of the PhD thesis;
– A scanned copy of the PhD diploma (or certificate of studying at a school or research institute as a PhD student going to graduate or participate in graduation thesis defenses).

Selection Criteria:
– Quality of resume and publications;
– Relevance of the candidate and research description;
– Novelty of the candidate’s PhD thesis;
– Strength of the recommendation letter;
– Anticipated academic potential;
– Originality and impact of the research.

The Prize:
– Bonus (CHF 500);
– A certificate;
– Offer to publish one paper free of charge in Algorithms after peer review before the end of 2024.

How to submit application?
The applications must be submitted online (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/algorithms/awards/2240).

The application deadline is 28 February 2024. The winner will be announced on the Algorithms website by the end of April 2024.

Kind regards,
Algorithms Editorial Office

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