Nanotechnology Awards – Call for Nominations


IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) calls for nominations for 3 awards to be presented at IEEE NANO 2010 in Korea. All nomination material including reference letters should reach the NTC awards committee by October 15, 2009. All nominees must be IEEE members.

  1. PIONEER AWARD IN NANOTECHNOLOGY
    Description: The NTC Pioneer Award in nanotechnology is to recognize individuals who by virtue of initiating new areas of research, development or engineering have had a significant impact on the field of nanotechnology. The award is intended for people who are in the mid or late portions of their careers, i.e., at least 10 years beyond his or her highest earned academic degree.
  2. EARLY CAREER AWARD IN NANOTECHNOLOGY
    Description: The Nano Technology Council to establish an Early Career Award to recognize individuals who have made contributions with major impact on the field of nanotechnology.
  3. NTC Distinguished Service Award
    Description: Nanotechnology Council to establish a Distinguished Service Award to recognize an individual who has performed outstanding service for the benefit and advancement of Nanotechnology Council.

Nomination Form can be found here:  NTC-awards-2010-nomination-form

IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC)
Nanotechnology Awards – Call for Nominations

  1. PIONEER AWARD IN NANOTECHNOLOGY
    Description: The NTC Pioneer Award in nanotechnology is to recognize individuals who by virtue of initiating new areas of research, development or engineering have had a significant impact on the field of nanotechnology. The award is intended for people who are in the mid or late portions of their careers, i.e., at least 10 years beyond his or her highest earned academic degree.
    Eligibility: Any current member of the IEEE working in the Nanotechnology who is at least 10 years beyond his or her highest earned academic degree.
    Employment of Candidates: The Council may grant two awards in this category, if the Awards Committee determines that the nominations are worthy. There may be one award for academics (persons employed by colleges or universities) and one for persons employed by industry or government organizations.
    Prize Items: The award consists of $1000 ($500 each if two awards are made) honorarium and a commemorative plaque.
    Selection/Basis for Judging: Factors that will be considered are: Distinction in long-term technical achievement, leadership, innovation, breadth, and impact on nanotechnology and engineering.
  2. EARLY CAREER AWARD IN NANOTECHNOLOGY
    Description: The Nano Technology Council to establish an Early Career Award to recognize individuals who have made contributions with major impact on the field of nanotechnology.
    Eligibility: Any current member of the IEEE who is in the early stage of his or her career in the nanotechnology field, i.e., less than 7 years after being granted his or her highest earned academic degree.
    Employment of Candidates: The Society may grant two awards in this category, if the Awards Committee determines that the nominations are worthy. There may be one award for academics (persons employed by colleges or universities) and one for persons employed by industry or government organizations.
    Prize Items: The award consists of $1000 ($500 each if two awards are made) honorarium and a commemorative plaque.
    Selection/Basis for Judging: Factors that will be considered are: Distinction in technical innovation and achievement, and impact on nanotechnology and engineering.
  3. NTC Distinguished Service Award
    Description: Nanotechnology Council to establish a Distinguished Service Award to recognize an individual who has performed outstanding service for the benefit and advancement of Nanotechnology Council.
    Eligibility: Any current or former member of IEEE Nanotechnology Council with outstanding service in one or more of the following areas: conferences and meetings, publications, editors, administrative committee, chapter leadership, or other distinguished services and activities for the Nanotechnology Council.
    Prize Items: The award consists of $1,000 honorarium and a commemorative plaque.
    Selection/Basis for Judging: Factors that will be considered are: Impact of service and contributions to the Council, leadership, innovation, activity, duration, breadth of participation and cooperation.

For further information, please contact, Awards Committee Chair:
Prof. Laurie Faraone, Chair, IEEE NTC Awards Committee, Microelectronics Research Group, School of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia. Ph: +61-8-6488-3104, Fax: +61-8-6488-1095, Email: faraone@ee.uwa.edu.au