Awards

Stuijts Award:
In memory of Prof. A. Leo Stuijts (1922-1982), who contributed considerably to the development of the science and technology of magneto- and electro-ceramic materials. This award is given to ceramists belonging to a member country of the Society for outstanding contributions to ceramic science, technology and educational activities or production.

List of scientists who received the Stuijts Award:

  • 1st ECerS (1989), Maastricht (Nl), Richard Brook (UK)
  • 2nd ECerS (1991), Augsburg (Ge), Ton Burggraaf (The Netherlands)
  • 3rd EcerS (1993), Madrid (Sp), Salvatore de Aza (Spain)
  • 4th EcerS (1995), Riccione (It), Hans Hausner (Germany)
  • 5th ECerS (1997), Versailles (Fr), Roman Pampuch (Poland)
  • 6th ECerS (1999), Brighton (UK), Niels Claussen (Germany)
  • 7th ECerS (2001), Bruges (Be), Philippe Boch (France)
  • 8th ECerS (2003), Istanbul (Tu), Rudi Metselaar (The Netherlands)
  • 9th ECerS (2005), Portoroz, (Sl), Hasan Mandal (Turkey)
  • 10th ECerS (2007), Berlin (Ge), Stuart Hampshire (Ireland)
  • 11th ECerS (2009), Crakow (PL), Gilbert Fantozzi (France)
  • 12th ECerS (2011), Stockholm (SE), Francis Cambier (Belgium)
  • 13th ECerS (2013), Limoges (FR), Pavol Sajgalik (Slovakia)
  • 14th ECerS (2015), Toledo (ES), Alida Bellosi (Italy)
  • 15th ECerS (2017), Budapest (HU), Anne Leriche (France)

Richard Brook Award:

This award honours Sir Richard Brook, distinguished fellow of ECerS and past editor of the Journal of ECerS, in recognition of all he has contributed to the Society. The Richard Brook award is given to a ceramist belonging to a country outside Europe for outstanding contribution to ceramic science or technology and for enhancing understanding and collaboration within the international ceramic community.

List of ceramists who received the Richard Brook Award (International Prize):

  • 4th ECerS, Riccione, Malcolm McLaren (USA)
  • 5th ECerS, Versailles, Rudi Metselaar (The Netherlands)
  • 6th ECerS, Brighton, Bob Newnham (USA)
  • 7th ECerS, Bruges, Masahiro Yoshimura (Taiwan)
  • 8th ECerS, Istanbul, Gary Messing (USA)
  • 9th ECerS Portoroz, Yukio Sakabe (Japan)
  • 10th ECerS Berlin, Mrityunjay Singh (USA)
  • 11th ECerS (2009), Crakow, Frederich Lange (USA)
  • 12th ECerS (2011), Stockholm, Yoshio Sakka (Japan)
  • 13th ECerS (2013), Limoges, Mike Swain (Australia)
  • 14th ECerS (2015), Toledo, Suk-Joong L. Kang (Korea)
  • 15th ECerS (2017), Budapest, Kathleen Richardson (USA)

ECerS Young Scientist Award:

The early career award shall be given every second year to a person under 40 years of age (at the date of the nomination) by reason of outstanding contributions to the ceramic sciences. The person shall have performed the majority of the work in a European research institution and been a member of a national ceramic organization that is affiliated to the European Ceramic Society at least two years continuously at the established nomination deadline date when nominated.

List of scientists who received the Young Scientist Award:

  • 14th ECerS (2015), Toledo (ES), Jose M. Serra (Spain)
  • 15th ECerS (2017), Budapest (HU), David Salamon (Czech Republic)

Gian Nicolas Babini award (ECerS Industrial Award):

This award honours Gian Nicola Babini, who served as President of the European Ceramic Society for two terms (1993/1995 and 2001/2005). The Gian Nicolas Babini Award (ECerS industrial award) shall be given every second year to a person who contributed to the development of the European Ceramic Industry by an outstanding technical achievement. The achievement must represent an innovative technology or product successfully developed into a viable commercial item that demonstrates a gain to society through its diffusion and availability. The person, normally, shall have been a member of a national ceramic organization that is affiliated to the European Ceramic Society at least two years continuously at the established nomination deadline date when nominated.

List of scientists who received the Gian Nicolas Babini Award:

  • 14th ECerS (2015), Toledo (ES), Jean-André Alary (France)
  • 15th ECerS (2017), Budapest (HU), Joachim Heym (Germany)