JECS Trust

JECS Trust and JECS Best Paper Awards

Since 2013, Awards are granted biennially at the ECerS Conference.


JECS Trust Awards :

The JECS Trust Award is made to a ceramist of international reputation who has contributed to the development of the European Ceramic Society by publishing high quality papers in the Society’s journals. The winner is chosen by the Board of the JECS Trust, the body which oversees the development of the Journals. It is awarded biennially at the ECerS conference.

The Award comes with only two responsibilities. The first is to give a Plenary Lecture at the ECerS conference at which the award is made, and the second is to provide a written paper for publication in one of the Society’s journals on the subject of the lecture. The subject of the lecture and paper is the choice of the winner.

Robert Danzer

Robert Danzer

2013 - Institut für Struktur- und Funktionskeramik - Montanuniversität Leoben - Austria

Thierry Chartier

Thierry Chartier

2015 - Science des Procédés Céramiques et de Traitements de Surface (SPCTS), CNRS–Université de Limoges - France

Rodrigo Moreno

Rodrigo Moreno

2017 - Spanish National Research Council, Madrid (CSIC) - Spain

Mathias Herrmann

Mathias Herrmann

2019 - Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS in Dresden, Germany

Ralf Riedel

Ralf Riedel

2022 - Institute of Materials Science at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany

Jozef Vleugels

Jozef Vleugels

2023 - KU Leuven, Belgium


JECS Best Paper Awards :

The JECS Best Paper Award is made at the biennial ECerS conferences to the best paper published in the Journal in the two years immediately preceding the year of the conference. Papers are nominated by the Editors and the best paper is chosen by the Board of the JECS Trust.

Last news

Sep 1, 2023
Next Deadline to apply to the JECS Trust is 30th November 2023!

Please note that the decisions of the JECS Trust board will not be known before end of February 2024. Activities submitted for the deadline of 30th November 2023 for support from the JECS Trust should then not begin before mid-March 2024.

Jul 12, 2023
New ECerS officers for the 2023-2025 period

During the Council meeting that was held in Lyon, France, on 2nd July 2023, the ECerS officers were renewed or changed.


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