Four awards will be delivered during IDS2018. Two of them are devoted to notorious researchers. The Arun S. Mujumdar Medal is given in recognition of excellent and impactful contribution to Drying R&D, along with another key factor “outstanding mentorship” of researchers who are contributing to further significant Drying research effort. AFSIA (French association for drying in industry and agriculture) will deliver its "Award for excellence in drying: transferring fundamental results into practice”. This award is delivered to outstanding scientists in the field of Drying, who succeeded in transferring fundamental works to practical applications.
A call for nominations was widespread by e-mail to the data bank of IDS. The award Committee will evaluate the candidates. These awards will be delivered during the Gala Dinner.
The other two awards will be directed to participants on IDS2018 one for the Best Poster Award and another to the Best oral Presentation. These awards will be delivered during the closing ceremony.