ICO/ICTP Gallieno Denardo Award

For significant contributions in Optics and Photonics

For  young researchers from developing countries who are active in research in Optics  and Photonics and have contributed to the promotion of research activities in Optics and Photonics in their own or another developing country

Candidates must be under 40 on December 31st of the year for which the Award is given.

The International Commission for Optics (ICO) and the ICTP established the ICO/ICTP Award in 2000.  In September 2007, the ICTP and ICO agreed to dedicate the Award to the memory and legacy of the late Prof. Gallieno Denardo, who greatly contributed to the development of optics research within ICTP and in developing countries.

The ICO/ICTP Gallieno Denardo Award includes:

  • Invitation and financial support provided by ICTP to attend the ICTP Winter College at Trieste
  • Award ceremony with representatives of ICO and ICTP. and invitation to deliver the Award lecture at the Winter College
  • A  Diploma
  • A cash award of US$1000 provided by ICO

The ICO/ICTP Gallieno Denardo Award committee is now accepting nominations for the 2015 ICO/ICTP Gallieno Denardo Award. Nomination instructions for all ICO Awards apply, along with a description of the nominee's achievements for the promotion of research activity in developing countries.

Nomination Deadline: December 10, 2014

Nominations are to be sent to:
Chair of the Award Committee, Prof. Mourad ZGHAL
University of Carthage, Tunisia.
e-mail: mourad.zghal@supcom.tn

Copy of nominations to Prof. Joseph NIEMELA, International Centre for Theoretical Physics,
Strada  Costiera 11, 34151 Trieste , Italy.
email: niemela@ ictp.it
Fax: +39 040 2240 410

For further information, please contact the ICO Secretariat.