PIERS 2018 Toyama

Young Scientist Award (YSA)

The program of the “Young Scientist Award” (YSA) is arranged for young scientists planning to attend PIERS 2018 Toyama.

To qualify applications for the YSA program, the applicant

  1. must be under 35 years of age on August 4, 2018;
  2. should be the first author as well as the presenting author of a paper submitted for oral presentation.

Each YSA applicant must submit

  • a one-page abstract
  • his/her CV
  • a list of his/her publications

by March 1 April 1, 2018, via the PIERS On-line Abstract Submission webpage.  The applicant must register for the Conference by the pre-registration deadline (May 1, 2018), and submit

  • a full-length paper (3-8 pages),

by May 5, 2018, via the PIERS On-line Extended Paper Submission webpage.

Applications will be reviewed by the PIERS 2018 Toyama Young Scientist Program Committee, and a total of 20 awardees will be selected.

Every awardee will receive a free ticket for the Symposium Banquet.  In addition, five among the 20 awardees will each receive 300 USD (in cash) as support for local expenses.  Free banquet tickets and support for local expenses will both be provided onsite.

It is required that all the awardees attend the Symposium Banquet on August 3, 2018, where they will each receive a Certificate.

The YSA selection results will be announced on the PIERS 2018 Toyama local website on August 4, 2018.


For any inquiries, please contact:

  • Professor Kazuya Kobayashi
    PIERS 2018 Toyama General Chair
    Chuo University
    1-13-27 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8551, Japan
    Fax: +81-3-3817-1847 / Phone: +81-3-3817-1869
    Email: kazuya(at)tamacc.chuo-u.ac.jp
  • PIERS 2018 Toyama Secretariat
    c/o DUPLER CORP.
    3-1 Nemoto, Matsudo, Chiba 271-0077, Japan
    Fax: +81-47-308-5272 / Phone: +81-47-361-6030
    Email: secretariat(at)piers2018.jp