Call for Applications: FoMICS Prize for PhD Students

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Today the Swiss Graduate Program “Foundations in Mathematics and Informatics for Computer Simulations in Science and Engineering” (FoMICS) issued its Call for Applications.

Led by the Institute of Computational Science (ICS) at the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano, FoMICS aims to create an education-driven cooperation network between Swiss Universities in order to train PhD students in the fields of modern mathematics and informatics.

Selected applicants will have the opportunity to present their research in a short talk (10-15 min) at a special session at the PASC17 conference. The prize will be awarded based on the quality of the results and the ability to communicate them to the audience. The award will be presented at the closing session of PASC17.”


  • Applicants must be students at universities in Switzerland or abroad who are currently enrolled in a doctoral program or who were enrolled in a doctoral program in the most recent academic year
  • Applicants must present research that reflects their own work, not that of an advisor
  • Applicants must be registered for PASC17 and able to present their research at a session on Wednesday, June 28, from 13:30-15:30

PASC17 takes place June 26-28 in Lugano, Switzerland.

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