Jerónimo Martins Merit Award in Computer Science and Engineering
The Jerónimo Martins Group annually awards an academic merit award to the student with the best thesis/final project in the Master’s Degree in Computer Science Engineering, from the Computer Science Engineering Department of Instituto Superior Técnico.
Recipients and application conditions
In the 1st edition, the candidates for the Jerónimo Martins Merit Award for best thesis in Computer Science and Engineering will be IST students preparing the final dissertation/project of the Master’s degree course in Computer Science and Engineering, in the academic year 2021/2022.
The selection of candidates is carried out through the evaluation of the jury, in two stages:
- 1st phase (academic component): students will be ranked according to the final grade of their Master’s dissertation, followed by other activities developed within the scope of the thesis (e.g. publications), and the first 5 will be selected to move on to the second phase;
- 2nd phase (pitch component): each of the 5 selected students will make a 5 minute pitch, followed by 10 minutes of discussion, where content, potential impact on society and clarity of presentation will be valued.
- Monetary prize, to be given to the student, in the amount of €1,800 (one thousand and eight hundred euros);
- Donation to improve the quality of teaching, in the amount of €1,200 (one thousand and two hundred euros).
The jury must be composed of more than one IST member, so that they have a majority of the votes.
See regulation of the respective academic year for more information.
For more information, consult the portuguese documents.
Winner Jerónimo Martins Merit Award in Computer Science and Engineering
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