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[PVS] ACKERMANN AWARD 2009: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS



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ACKERMANN AWARD 2009 - THE EACSL OUTSTANDING 
DISSERTATION AWARD FOR LOGIC IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS


* Eligible for the 2009 Ackermann Award are PhD dissertations in topics
   specified by the EACSL and LICS conferences, which were formally
   accepted as PhD theses at a university or equivalent institution
   between 1.1.2007 and 31.12. 2008.
* The deadline for submission is 15.3.2009.
* Submission details are available at
     www.dimi.uniud.it/eacsl/award.html
     www.cs.technion.ac.il/eacsl
* The award consists of
     - a diploma,
     - an invitation to present the thesis at the CSL conference,
     - the publication of the abstract of the thesis and the laudation
       in the CSL proceedings,
     - travel support to attend the conference.
* The 2009 Ackermann Award will be presented to the recipients at the
  annual conference of the EACSL (CSL'09).
* The jury consists of nine members:
     - The president of EACSL, J. Makowsky (Haifa);
     - The borad-member of EACSL, A. Dawar (Cambridge);
     - One member of the LICS organizing committee, G. Plotkin (Edinburgh);
     - P.-L. Curien (Paris)
     - A. Durand (Paris)
     - J. van Benthem (Amsterdam)
     - M. Grohe (Berlin);
     - M. Hyland (Cambridge);
     - A. Razborov (Moscow and Princeton).
* The jury is entitled to give more than one award per year.

* The previous Ackermann Award recipients were:
  2005: Mikolaj Bojanczyk, Konstantin Korovin, Nathan Segerlind;
  2006: Stefan Milius and Balder ten Cate;
  2007: Dietmar Berwanger, Stephane Lengrand and Ting Zhang.
  2008: Krishnendu Chatterjee

* For the three years 2007-2009,
  the Award is sponsored by Logitech, S.A., Romanel, Switzerland,
  the worlds leading provider of personal peripherals.
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