Symposium D at the E-MRS Spring Meeting 2016 in Lille, France was dedicated to Solid State Ionics: Defect interactions and their influence on ionic and electronic transport. Prizes were awarded to the best and second best posters presented during poster session on Tuesday and on Thursday.

A team of experienced researchers in the field of Solid State Ionics chose the best posters, basing their decision on the quality of the poster, both scientific and visual, and the presentation of the poster. The winners were announced during the Closing Ceremony. The prizes — sponsored by the Journal Solid State Ionics — consisted of a signed certificate and a financial award.

The poster prizes were awarded to:

Tuesday 1st: Yuta Kimura, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Tuesday 2nd: Bernhard Stanje, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

Thursday 1st: Yeliz Unutulmazsoy, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany

Thursday 2nd: Dolors Pla, Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble, France