Corbett prize


The Corbett Prize is awarded to a young scientist for an outstanding contribution given at the ICDS. It consists of a monetary prize and a prize certificate signed by the conference chair. The prize is named in memory of James W. Corbett (1994), one of the pioneers in the field of defects in semiconductors, who always helped and encouraged young researchers. The prize has been awarded at every ICDS since 1995.


  • Candidates must be less than 35 years of age at the first day of the conference
  • Only one abstract per candidate will be considered for the Corbett Prize.
  • Invited speakers and committee members are not eligible

To apply:

  • Indicate in your abstract submission that you would like to be considered for the Corbett prize.

  • Send an e-mail to that indicates the following:
    • Your date of birth
    • Scientific merit of the work presented
    • Your specific contributions to this work
  • Arrange for your advisor/supervisor to send a letter of support to

Deadline: June 21


Up to 8 finalists will be chosen from the candidates by a panel of judges. Finalists will present a poster at at least one of the poster sessions, during which the finalists will be interviewed by the judges. The judging panel assesses the presented research based on the following criteria:

  • Scientific quality and originality of the work
  • Excellence of the candidate’s contribution
  • Knowledge and depth of understanding exhibited by the candidate

The winner will be announced during the closing remarks. 

Publisert 3. juli 2019 11:04 - Sist endret 8. juni 2021 17:15