Call for applications: International IHP „Wolfgang Mehr“ Fellowship-Award 2021

IHP has the pleasure to invite applications for the: International IHP „Wolfgang Mehr“ Fellowship-Award 2021.

IHP´s International “Wolfgang Mehr” fellowship award is devoted to develop a new topic of research in the area of “More than Moore” Silicon Microelectronics in close collaboration with IHP. Following the spirit of IHP´s former Scientific-Technical Director Wolfgang Mehr, the annual fellowship award is assigned to an innovative, interdisciplinary research topic with high potential for technology breakthroughs, giving a high degree of freedom to the award winner to work in an interdisciplinary environment with a strong drive to overcome frontiers among various research disciplines.

The winner of “International IHP Wolfgang Mehr fellowship award” must hold an excellent, international reputation and will receive the prize money of 12,500 euro, honoring the award winner´s research achievements. The aim of the fellowship award is to realize one of the following strategic research targets in close collaboration with IHP:

  • identify the potential of a future research direction
  • initiate a new, innovative research project
  • intensify a successful research collaboration

Special focus is devoted to “More than Moore” research approaches for highly integrated and functionalized Silicon microelectronics technologies.

In 2021, fellowship projects are accepted, covering research activities on the development of AI based systems in the field of point of care diagnostics, elastic computing and security as well as AI empowered design approaches. The award winner must have substantial experience in  artificial intelligence and machine learning methods and their application to at least one of the following fields: cybersecurity, network-metrics, chemo-metrics or OMICS. In addition a strong motivation towards working in interdisciplinary teams to foster the development of concepts for future is expected convergence of AI means into Silicon systems.

IHP seeks to incorporate more women into the science field – therefore women are strongly encouraged to apply.

We assume the selected fellow is able to stay at IHP for three months on a flexible time management in a timeframe of 12 months starting from the day of nomination. Accommodation and travel costs are to be covered from the prize money.

We are looking forward to your application. Please apply via our online application form until September 15th 2021.

Application documents should include the following documents: Letter of motivation plus two page project description including time schedule for a three month fellowship stay at IHP, curriculum vitae, publication list and record of main scientific achievements in the field.

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