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Next Call (for Medals 2018): December 2017
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2016 EDITION OF THE ECCOMAS Ritz-Galerkin, 
Ludwig Prandtl and Leonhard Euler Medals


Rules for the Ritz-Galerkin, Prandtl and Euler Medals 2016


1) The Award Committee, which acts independently of the Managing Board, is formed by the seven recent medallists, the last Zienkiewicz and Lions awardees, four representatives of the Technical Committees and a representative of the Young Investigator Committee. These members are neither eligible for an award nor allowed to nominate candidates.

2) Eligibility. The candidates shall be scientists with outstanding contributions in the fields of ECCOMAS as follows: 

Ritz-Galerkin Medal

The Ritz-Galerkin Medal is the highest award given by ECCOMAS. It honours individuals who have made outstanding, sustained contributions in the field of computational methods in applied sciences over periods representing substantial portions of their professional careers.

Leonhard Euler Medal

The Euler Medal is awarded for outstanding and sustained contributions in the field of Computational Solid and Structural Mechanic

Ludwig Prandtl Medal

The Prandtl Medal is awarded for outstanding and sustained contributions in the field of Computational Fluid Dynamics.

3)Candidates for these ECCOMAS Awards can be nominated by every individual member of ECCOMAS or by its member associations. Self-nominations are not admissible and the name of the nominator will not be visible during the selection process.

4) If less than four candidates are nominated, the Secretary asks the Managing Board and Executive Committee for additional nominations within 2 weeks after the original deadline. A suspension of awarding an ECCOMAS Award is possible.

5) Decision on the ECCOMAS Medals will be taken by the Award Committee before April 8, 2016.

6) The 2016 Edition of the ECCOMAS Medals will be conferred at the ECCOMAS 2016 Congress that will take place in Crete, Greece, on June 5-10, 2016.

7) Deadline for receiving candidates for the Medals is February 19, 2016. At this stage, nominations should only include the names and affiliations of the nominees and the name of the nominators. At a later stage nomination sheets will be asked for. The nominations should be sent to:


ECCOMAS Award Secretariat

CIMNE Congress Bureau
Campus Nord UPC
Edifici C3 - Zona Comercial
Jordi Girona, 1-3 (08034)
Barcelona, Spain
Tel. +34 93 405 4697
Fax. +34 93 205 83 47