MDPI-Polymers Prize

ECIS and the MDPI journal Polymers agreed upon the creation of the ECIS-Polymers Award for young scientist to acknowledge top level scientific activity of young researchers in the field of polymer physics, chemistry, or technology. The prize is awarded annually. ECIS members enjoy a discount on the article processing charges in the journal Polymers. 

The prize will be awarded to an oral presentation of a young scientist. Applicants must possess a PhD with a scientific activity not longer than the PhD plus 7 years. For the application procedure please consult the conference website. 

The award, consisting in 500 EUR, is offered by the affiliated MDPI open access journal of polymer science Polymers. 

The decision will be taken during the meeting by a special Jury nominated by the Chair of the Conference.

Winner of the 2022 MDPI-Polymers Prize
Marcel Rey 
School of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Edinburgh, Peter Guthrie Tait Road, Edinburgh EH9 3FD, UK
On the breaking mechanism of temperature-responsive emulsions

Winner of the 2019 MDPI-Polymers Prize
Coline Bretz 
LS Instruments, Fribourg – Switzerland
Dynamical characterization of worm-like micelles through advanced light scattering technologies

Winner of the 2017 MDPI-Polymers Prize
Ruben Alvarez-Asencio 
Research Institutes of Sweden
Tactile and hair-hair friction behavior of hair fibers