This award will be judged on the significance of the contribution and difficulties overcome.
It is awarded biennially (awarded for the first time in 2009). The prize is £250 and shall be accompanied by a certificate.
Any PhD thesis published or examined by a UK or Irish University from 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2010 is eligible for the award.
The PhD can be in any field of combustion physics; diagnostics, measurements, computation, etc.
Supervisors of the PhD thesis make the nominations and should send the thesis abstract and a supporting letter to: G.Rein@imperial.ac.uk, quoting “Lefebvre Award Nomination” in the subject field. Electronic copies of only the shortlisted theses would be requested by the prize committee for assessment at the final stage.
Deadline for nominations: 30 June 2012
The selection will be by a sub-committee of the Combustion Physics Group committee.