Call for application to participate to the 12th NAMIS

Call for application (deadline May 18th, 2018)

12th NAMIS graduate students autumn international school
September 10th-14th 2018
NanoES, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Within the frame of NAMIS (http://namis.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/), the institute of NanoEngineered Systems (NanoES) of University of Washington, Seattle is organizing the 12th NAMIS graduate students autumn international school to be held September 10th-14th 2018.

The school entitled “Micro and nano engineered systems for augmented humanity” aims to bring together graduate students and young researchers from twelve institutes of the NAMIS group, and to present them with the fundamentals as well as the state-of-the-art in NAMIS (Nano and Micro Systems). In the morning, plenary sessions will be held, and in the afternoon, more interactive activities such as, workshops, experiments, poster sessions and social events will be organized. For more information, see http://namis.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/namis-school2018seattle

A limited number of students from Polytechnique Montreal, RQMP and ReSMiQ partners by extension will be selected to participate to the school. The cost of the school as well as lodging will be 195 US$ before June 15th and 245 US$ thereafter. Travel expenses will have to be covered by the participants.

Interested candidates should send their application by email to Prof. Yves-Alain Peter (NAMIS Main Contact) with a copy to Prof. Mohamad Sawan no later than May 18th, 2018.

The application should include:
1) a maximum 2 page CV highlighting academic and scientific achievements,
2) a letter of motivation (1 page maximum) demonstrating the need to attend the school related to the research project of the applicant,
3) a letter of support from the student's supervisor stating that he/she will pay for the travel expenses.

The selection criteria will be based on academic excellence and matching interests of the research area of the applicant with the topics of the school (nano and micro systems).

Please forward this call to your students.