Mexican Society of Membrane Science and Technology

Thesis Competiton

Thesis Competition

The Mexican Society of Membrane Science and Technology (SMCyTM) and the organizing committee of the 10th Annual Congress of the SMCyTM invite the Student Community to participate in its Thesis Competition, in the categories of Undergraduate, Master's and PhD, in any of the topics of the congress:

  • Ultrafiltration, Nanofiltration & Reverse Osmosis

  • Gas and vapor separation

  • Membrane assisted electrochemical processes

  • Transport phenomena

  • Membrane assisted reactors

  • Membranes for ion batteries (Li, Na+, K+), flow batteries, metal-air batteries, etc.

  • Membranes for fuel cells

  • Biomedical applications

  • Membranes for effluent treatment

  • Membranes for energy conversion and storage

  • Membrane synthesis and surface modification

  • Nanotechnologies and membranes

  • Modeling and simulation

 

Terms of the Competition

 

  • Only those theses whose content significantly involves any of the above-mentioned topics and whose thesis defenses were submitted in the period from April 30th, 2020 to May 31st, 2021 may participate. Participants must be registered for the Congress in order to be considered.

  • The "SMCyTM 2021 Thesis Competition" will be directly coordinated by Dr. Rigoberto Rosas Luis, Coordinator of the Scientific Committee and Themes of the 10th Annual Congress of the SMCyTM. Therefore, theses should be sent directly to the e-mail: rigoberto.rl@chetumal.tecnm.mx with CC to smcytm@gmail.com

  • The following information should be included in the e-mail:

  1. Full name of the author of the thesis.

  2. Title of the thesis.

  3. Level (Undergraduate, Master's or PhD).

  4. Topic(s) related to the event.

  5. Summary of the thesis (maximum one page).

  6. Full thesis.

  7. Institution.

  8. Name of the thesis director or advisor.

  9. Proof of degree (where the date of the exam is indicated)

  • The results will be announced 4 weeks prior to the event via email and through the event's dissemination platforms (website, and social networks). The acknowledgements will be sent digitally. Moreover, prizes will be deposited via interbank transfer.

Prizes

  • 1st place PhD thesis. Recognition issued by the President of the Mexican Society of Membrane Science and Technology and the President of the Organizing Committee of the Congress in its 10th edition. 

  • 1st place Master's Thesis. Recognition issued by the President of the Mexican Society of Membrane Science and Technology and the President of the Organizing Committee of the Congress in its 10th edition. 

  • 1st place Undergraduate Thesis. Recognition issued by the President of the Mexican Society of Membrane Science and Technology and the President of the Organizing Committee of the Congress in its 10th edition. 

  • 2nd and 3rd place of all levels will receive a recognition issued by the President of the Mexican Society of Membrane Science and Technology.

Important dates
  • Submission of documentation will be open from June 21st, 2021 until August 16th, 2021. The jury's decision is final and the prizes will be unique and indivisible.

Important Dates

May 18th, 2021

Registration opens

July 31st, 2021

Deadline for abstract

submission to appear in

Congress Proceedings

August 16th, 2021

Deadline for abstract

submission acceptance

September 10th, 2021

Deadline for late abstract

submission

October 21-22, 2021

Congress