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Nick Cobb Memorial Scholarship

The Nick Cobb Memorial Scholarship

The Nick Cobb Memorial Scholarship supports the education of a graduate student studying in a field related to advanced lithography.

The application period for the 2021 scholarship is now open. Applications are due 9 October 2020.

Learn more about requirements and criteria on the application site.


In partnership with Mentor Graphics, the scholarship honors the memory of Nick Cobb, an SPIE Senior Member and Chief Engineer at Mentor Graphics, and his groundbreaking contributions enabling Optical and Process Proximity Correction for IC Manufacturing.

Nick Cobb
Mentor Graphics

Beginning in 2019, an annual award of $US10,000, jointly funded by SPIE and Mentor Graphics, is made to an outstanding student studying advanced lithography (or a related field).

Mentor Graphics also provides the winner travel support to SPIE Advanced Lithography to receive the award.


2020 Recipient Luke Long

Luke Long, who is currently pursuing his PhD in the physics department of the University of California at Berkeley, is awarded the 2020 Nick Cobb Memorial Scholarship and will receive his award certificate during the plenary presentations at SPIE Advanced Lithography on 24 February in San Jose, California.

Read the press release to learn more.

Luke Long

 

2019 Recipient Haoyu Yang

Haoyu Yang, pursuing his PhD at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, was awarded the inaugural Nick Cobb Memorial Scholarship at SPIE Advanced Lithography 2019 in San Jose, California. Read the press release to learn more.


Have questions? Please email them to scholarships@spie.org.

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