NAMUR Award “Intelligent Process and Operational Management”

from 2019-02-05

As in recent years NAMUR will award a prize also in 2019 for outstanding theses on intelligent process and operational management in specialized fields, including

  • automation engineering,
  • electrical engineering,
  • information technology
  • measurement and control technology including on-line analysis
  • process control technology, and
  • process engineering.

Developing and implementing efficient process automation methods requires a deepened knowledge of automation technology and process engineering. To increase the attraction of this forward-looking interdisciplinary field and encourage young scientists to delve into this line of work, NAMUR awards prizes for the best diploma/master’s thesis and the best doctoral thesis.

As of 2018 NAMUR will also recognize the chair holder who tutored the prize-winning thesis.

Call for applications 2019
Chair holders in the various specialised fields are invited to submit applications for best thesis. The application should consist of the following documents:

  • Informal application by the chair holder plus recommendation
  • Comprehensive abstract for short-listing (motivation, key messages/results of the thesis, 3,000 words max., 20 per cent max. figures and formulae, major sources)
  • Diploma/master’s thesis or doctoral thesis
  • Optional: related publications

Please send all documents by e-mail to office[at]


  • Closing date for applications: 30 June 2019
  • Notification of all applicants (chair holders): 13 October 2019
  • Presentation of the award during the NAMUR Annual General Meeting (Friday, 08 November 2019)


  • 1,000 € for the winning diploma/master’s thesis
  • 2,000 € for the winning doctoral thesis
  • 2,500 € each for tutoring chair holders, to be used for sponsoring and encouraging young scientists in process automation

NAMUR – Interessengemeinschaft
Automatisierungstechnik der Prozessindustrie e.V.
NAMUR Office
c/o Bayer AG
Building K 9
D-51368 Leverkusen
Telefon: +49-214-30-71034
Telefax: +49-214-30-9671034
E-Mail: office[at]

All decisions are final.

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