Call for Award Proposals

On the 16th International Conference on Gas-Liquid and Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineering (GLS-16), we will award the following prizes:

The Young Researcher Award

The Young Researcher Award is presented to an early career independent researcher (less than 40 years old or within 10 years from obtaining her/his PhD) who has made outstanding contributions and advancement to the field of G-L and G-L-S Reactor Engineering research, including the training of highly qualified personnel. To nominate individuals for the Young Researcher Award, please send the following information by 31 March 2024 to the address below:

  1. Maximum 250 words statement explaining why the nominee should receive the award. This is the key document of the nomination and should provide information about the nominee’s achievements pertinent to the award.
  2. Curriculum Vitae (maximum 6 pages).
  3. Supporting Letters (2).

The GLS Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) will evaluate the nomination package and determine the recipient(s) of the Young Researcher Award(s).

The Outstanding PhD Thesis Award

The Outstanding PhD Thesis Award is to recognize doctoral candidates who have demonstrated outstanding research qualities and achievements in G-L and G-L-S Reactor Engineering. The award will be given to individuals who have received their PhD degree within the period of 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2024. The theses will be ranked based on the following criteria:

  1. Innovation in research methods
  2. Development of enabling technologies
  3. Research impact

The awards will be presented during the conference banquet with a certificate citing the contribution made by the recipient. The award winner must be present at GLS-16 in order to receive this award.

To nominate individuals for the Outstanding PhD Thesis Award, please send the following information by 31 March 2024 to the address below:

  1. A one-page nomination letter from the nominee’s supervisor
  2. List of journal publications arising from the PhD thesis work
  3. One-page statement on the impact of the research including outcomes, citation analysis, list of awards, and visibility to the GLS community
  4. Evidence of doctorate thesis completion or degree conferment date
  5. Two-page curriculum vitae (CV) of the candidate
  6. Electronic pdf copy of the PhD thesis

Persons who wish to nominate a candidate should be academic supervisors and hold a PhD title.

The Awardee(s) will be notified by 1 May 2024 complete early registration for GLS-16.

All nominations should be sent by 31 March 2024 by email to:

Professor Uwe Hampel

Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf


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Accommodation offers available

Important dates

30th November 2023
Abstract deadline

28 February 2024
Notification of
abstract acceptance

March 2024
Registration opens

31st March 2024
Deadline Awards Nominations

30th April 2024
Registration Deadline for
Presenting Authors

30th April 2024
Special Issue full
manuscript due date

01st May 2024
Notification of GLS-16 Awardees

31st May 2024
Early Registration Deadline

2nd – 5th September 2024