A candidate must have received his or her Ph.D. no more than ten years before the date of nomination.
The actual award date of the degree according to the rules of the institution where the degree was granted is used as the reference date. The eligibility period may be extended for eligible career breaks, such as maternity/paternity leave, obligatory national service, and long-term illness.
The candidate must have spent a significant fraction of his or her career in Europe, and at the time of nomination must be employed by a European institution. There is no restriction on the nationality of the candidate.
Members of the selection committee and Eurosys officers are not eligible.
The selection committee will choose the recipient based on contributions in the research areas covered by Eurosys. Contributions may be evidenced by, without limitation, publications in selective venues, highly-cited works, impact in industry, and production of widely used software. Participation in Eurosys and in the European research community will be an additional consideration.
Candidates must be nominated for the Award. Self-nominations are not accepted. Members of the selection committee and Eurosys officers may encourage nominations, but may not themselves nominate a candidate. Unsuccessful nominations may be resubmitted in subsequent years. The nomination packet should be submitted to the awards committee chair and contain:
For the current edition, nominations and letters of recommendation should be sent by email to the award committee chair at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2017.
The Eurosys Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher Award 2016 was awarded to Katerina Argyraki. She is currently assistant professor at EPFL (more details at https://people.epfl.ch/katerina.argyraki).
2015 Members of the Award Committee
The Eurosys Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher Award 2014 was awarded to George Candea. He is currently associate professor at EPFL (more details at http://people.epfl.ch/george.candea).