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EFCE Press Release 15/2017

Call for Nominations - 2018 EFCE Distinguished Lecture in Thermodynamics and Transport Properties

EFCE Press Release 1/2015
(update 24 June 2015)

Call for Nominations - 2016 EFCE Distinguished Lecture in Thermodynamics and Transport Properties



Distinguished Lecture in Thermodynamics and Transport Properties

Call for Nominations 2018


Rules for nominations and eligibility:

  • The Distinguished Lecture on Thermodynamics and Transport Properties aims to honour a senior member of the community that is active in a European institution.
  • The nomination of the candidates will be based upon the scope & significance of their contribution and/or achievements for the advancement of science and technology within Thermodynamics and Transport Properties (TTP).
  • The 2018 award ceremony will be held at the 30th European Symposium on Applied Thermodynamics - ESAT in Prague, Czech Republic, in June 2018 where the candidate will be given the opportunity to present a keynote talk.
  • Once the selected candidate has accepted to receive the award this information will be announced through a press release and posted on various websites (the TTP WP website, the EFCE website).
  • Self-nominations are not accepted.
  • Deadline for nominations: 1 February 2018
    Nominations received after this date will not be accepted.

The following nomination package has to be submitted for each nominee:

1. Nominator name, institution, position and signature
2. Scope & significance of the contribution (provide a short description highlighting the scope & significance of the contributions, etc.) of the candidate. Scope in terms of application range, problems solved, etc. of the contribution; and significance of the contribution in terms of value of the contribution, state of the art, etc.; 1 page
3. References and citations (related to the listed contributions) – minimum 3
4. Short CV




Previous Lectureres



Professor Cornelius Peters
The 2016 Distinguished Lecture of the European Working Party on Thermodynamics and Transport Properties was delivered by Professor Cornelis Peters during the 14th International Conference on Properties and Phase Equilibria for Product and Process Design (PPEPPD 2016) held in Porto, Portugal from 22 to 26 May 2016.
He was elected unanimously by the Selection Committee who thereby recognizes his 40 years research contributions to the fundamental understanding of phase theory.


Professor Michael L. Michelsen
Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Lyngby, Denmark




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