Eligible candidates are PhD students or recent PhD graduates from a university associated with an ERCOFTAC Pilot Centre (www.ercoftac.org/pilot_centres) who have graduated since 1st June 2020. Each ERCOFTAC Pilot Centre (PC) may nominate up to 3 candidates for the da Vinci Competition.
The ERCOFTAC da Vinci Prize for young researchers is awarded annually in recognition of an excellent PhD thesis in theoretical and applied fluid dynamics and outstanding scientific contributions with engineering relevance. The winner of the 16th da Vinci Competition will be chosen from five finalists during the ERCOFTAC Autumn Festival on 7th October 2021 in Rome.The winner will be awarded the 2021 da Vinci Medal, a certificate and a cash prize of 1000 Euro. The other four finalists will receive certificates and medals.
Details on the scope of the award, deadlines and instructions on the required documents are given in the PDF document: