The Corbett Prize is a prestigious award granted to one young researcher
for his (her) outstanding report at ICDS.
The primary criteria for the selection are the originality and quality of the research as well
as its presentation.
The Award is named in memory of James W. Corbett,
one of the pioneers in the field of defects in semiconductors.
Prof. J.W. Corbett always encouraged and helped young researchers in their investigations of
defects in solids.
The Corbett Award consists of two certificates signed by the Conference Chair and
checks at U.S. $1000 and U.S. $600 for the first and second place, respectively.
The candidates must be under 35 years old on the first day of the conference.
They must be the main contributors to the research presented on their posters,
in terms of ideas and actual execution of the research.
Together with a one-page abstract (see Abstract Submission section),
participants who wish to enter this competition should email their extended abstract
(two pages in special MS Word template) and
a letter of recommendation (one page) by their research advisors
by March 10, 2009.
Up to six (6) finalists will be selected from the list of applicants by a
panel of referees.
These finalists will be interviewed by the panel during the poster session, Monday, July 20, 2009.
These posters will remain exhibited at the Tuesday and Thursday poster sessions for general
The winners will be announced at the Conference dinner.
here to upload the MS Word template for an extended abstract.