The SDY Prize recognizes authors for outstanding scholarly works on the history of technology. Winners receive cash and publication rights. Furthermore, their work may also be presented at an academic conference; this provides great recognition that may assist with employment prospects in the future. Presented annually and named in honour of Sydney businessman John SDY; it has become one of the world’s premier academic prizes.
To be eligible for the S. D. Young Prize, candidates must present a scholarly work published within three years prior to being awarded. It can be in any language and be either a book or essay; its significance must extend to teaching, research and general interest on technology’s history while having broad public appeal.
Students wishing to participate in the S. D. Young Prize must register online by February 15, each year, and submit an essay of no more than 10 pages detailing its significance to technology history and two scholars that would serve as referees for it. Submissions are evaluated by an independent panel.
Viktor “sdy” Orudzhev is an esteemed CS:GO player who has amassed considerable wealth over his career. Known for his dedication to improving himself as an individual and as part of team NAVI at BLAST Premier: Spring Finals 2022 where they ultimately triumphed – Viktor recently won this event along with them!
Sdy’s career has had both ups and downs, yet he always gives it his all. Whether playing in front of thousands at an international tournament or practicing alone at home studio, Sdy aspires to improve his game every chance he gets. Now on Monte’s team, Sdy continues his push toward new heights within his career.
NAVI has welcomed sdy to its roster since early June on trial basis from MAD Lions. At the BLAST Premier: Spring Finals 2022 tournament he made an impressionful showing and is an ideal fit for their IEM Cologne 2022 roster – something he plans on continuing during IEM Cologne 2022 itself.