“Michael L. Michelsen” Award



The “Michael L. Michelsen” Award  (previously called "Distinguished Lecture on Thermodynamics and Transport Properties", renamed in Feb. 2021) aims to honour a senior member of the community that is active in a European institution. The award is presented every two years by the EFCE Working Party on Thermodynamics and Transport Properties.


Call for nominations

The call for nominations for the 2024 "Michael L. Michelsen" Award is open.

The Award will be presented at the 33RD EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON APPLIED THERMODYNAMICS - ESAT 2024
which will be held in Edinburgh, UK, on 9-12 June 2024.

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Professor Techn. Signe Kjelstrup, Norway,

has been named the laureate of the 2022 EFCE Michael L. Michelsen Award.
Signe Kjelstrup was conferred the award in recognition of her internationally renowned research in the area of non-equilibrium thermodynamics, with emphasis on entropy production minimization, electrochemical cell modelling, heterogeneous systems and nano-thermodynamics.
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