26th International Workshop

on Oxide Electronics

Kyoto, Japan

Sep. 29 – Oct. 2, 2019


The Oxide Electronics Prize for Excellency in Research

2019 Winners

  • Takeaki Yajima (University of Tokyo)
  • Marta Gibert (University of Zurich)

The inaugural prize will be given at the iWOE26 Meeting to at most 3 candidates demonstrating excellence in research in the field of oxide electronics. Winners will receive a certificate and book. The winners’ names and citations will be published on the iWOE website.


Nomination packages are due by email on or before July 30, 2019.


  • Potential awardees must be under 40 years of age at the time of the start of the iWOE meeting and the candidate’s nominator must be over 40 years of age.
  • Nomination packages consist of each candidate’s CV (including birth date), full publication list, and a proposed citation of no more than 50 words. The nominator should provide a summary of the achievements upon which the nomination is based on no more than 150 words. Nominators should avoid superfluous descriptors and may only nominate one individual.
  • The CV, publication list, and citation should be combined into a single PDF file named “19-{Surname of Nominee}_{Surname of Nominator}-WOE_Prize.pdf” and submitted by the nominator via email to .


All nomination packages are reviewed by the iWOE Prize Committee, which is composed of a chairperson and two more members that are designated among the international committee members present. Winner(s) will be announced during the closing remarks of the iWOE Meeting and are not required to be present to receive the award.

Past winners

  • iWOE25 (2018):
    • Pu Yu (Tsinghua University)
  • iWOE24 (2017):
    • Joseph Falson (Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research)
    • Julia Mundy (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Patrycja Paruch (University of Geneva)

The iWOE26 Poster Prizes

2019 winners

  • Philipp Schutz (University of Wurzburg)
    A29: Dimensionality-driven metal-insulator-transition in spin-orbit coupled SrIrO3
  • Claribel Domínguez Ordonez (University of Geneva)
    A49: Engineering electronic coupling of metal-insulator phases at SmNiO3/NdNiO3 interfaces
  • Kei S. Takahashi (RIKEN CEMS)
    B02: Quantum oscillations of spin polarized electrons in EuTiO3
  • Jeong Rae Kim (CCES, IBS)
    B05: Room-temperature ferroelectricity in geometrically constrained CaTiO3

Each poster session will have a single first-place winner and 2 runner-up winners. All awardees will receive a certificate. Winners will be announced during the closing remarks of the iWOE Meeting and are not required to be present to receive the award.