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ESTREL Congress Centre
Berlin, Germany
10 - 13 September 2018
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Student Award Information


Learn About the 2018 Nomination Process

As a committed supporter of excellence in student research, SPIE supports Best Student Paper Awards at SPIE conferences across the globe. In addition to cash prizes and award certificates, winners receive SPIE Digital Library downloads and complimentary SPIE Student Membership.

The awards are designed to encourage and acknowledge excellence in oral and poster student paper presentations. Best student papers will be recognized within each of the Remote Sensing conferences.

In order to be considered for this award, the student must meet the following requirements:

• Student must be the presenting author at the conference and must make their oral presentation as scheduled.

• Student must be the leading author of the manuscript.

• Papers submitted by graduate and undergraduate students are eligible.

• Student must enter the best student paper award by responding to an award announcement e-mail.

• The best student award announcement will follow the acceptance notification and will include all details necessary to enter and qualify for the competition. 

A panel of experts will evaluate the papers, both for quality and content.

Deadlines for nominations to be posted soon.

View the Best Student Paper Award Recipients for 2017

Target and Background Signatures
Pascal Kiefer, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany)
Angular dependance of spectral reflection for different materials

Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications
Klaudia Hackiewicz, Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna im. Jaroslawa Dabrowskiego (Poland)
Calculation of optimal absorber thickness in interband cascade type-II infrared InAs/GaSb superlattice photodetectors

High-Power Lasers: Technology and Systems, Platforms, Effects
Eyal Yacoby, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
Scaling up and controlling beam quality of flowing-gas diode pumped potassium laser with different pumping geometries: 3D CFD modeling

Advanced Free-Space Optical Communication Techniques and Applications
Giovanni Giuliano, BAE Systems (United Kingdom)
Underwater Wireless Acousto-Optic Waveguide (UWAOW)

Millimetre Wave and Terahertz Sensors and Technology
Amani Yousef Owda, Manchester Metropolitan Univ. (United Kingdom)
Signatures of human skin in the millimetre wave band (80-100) GHz

Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics and Surveillance
Marcin M. Adamczyk, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland) 
Three-dimensional measurement system for crime scene documentation

Quantum Information Science and Technology
Alexander Koehler-Sidki, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Setting best practice criteria for self-differencing avalanche photodiodes in quantum key distribution

Conference 10421 has not selected a winner
Conferences 10423, 10424, 10429, 10434, 10435, 10438, and 10440 received no entries.