EuMW 2019 Student Challenge


When: Tuesday 1st October until Thursday 3rd October
Location: Room 741BC on Tuesday and Interactive session Area (e-Poster exhibition hall) on Thursday

Eligible students are invited to take part in the Student Challenge during EuMW 2019. The Student Challenge is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students (Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral students) from all over the world with a variety of academic backgrounds, to work together on a specific topic in the wide and exciting field of microwaves. The aim is to promote innovative thinking, teamwork and pro-active behaviour; skills future employers will highly value. Kick-off will take place on Tuesday 1st October morning.

Each team is composed of a maximum of four members, preferably from different institutions and with a variety of backgrounds. All teams will present, explain, and defend a fresh, visionary, applicationoriented concept by a short presentation (ePoster). The presentation must be based on at least two papers presented at the EuMW 2019, of which only one paper may be authored by a member of the team. Eventually, each team will give an elevator pitch of the innovative concepts they have devised.

Contestant are invited to register prior the 15th of September 2019 to secure their participation. Late registration till Tuesday 1st October is possible but will be subject to the limited participant number. Contestant are invited to bring their own laptop if possible, to ease their creative work.

Evaluation Criteria
• Novelty of the idea
• Relevance of the solution/vision proposed
• Feasibility of the idea
• Clarity of the poster
• Clarity of the oral presentation and discussion

To register, please send an e-mail to and attach a copy of your student identity card or a confirmation, signed by your responsible professor. The deadline for registration is 10th September 2019.



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