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Application for IUPAC Prof. Jiang Youth Prize is now open.2017/3/7 9:45:47



Prize Announcement

 
The IUPAC Prof. Jiang Novel Materials Youth Prize is presented every two years on the occasion of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry – International Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis (IUPAC NMS). The winners for this Prize in 2011 are Prof. Zhibo Li and Prof. Jr-Hau He, Prof. Yuguo Guo and David Lou in 2013, and Prof. Min Chen and Prof. Xiao Huang in 2015. The next IUPAC conference, NMS-XIII, will be held in Nanjing, China, between 15-20 October, 2017.
Sponsored jointly by IUPAC, Prof. Yingyang Jiang and the Organization Committee of NMS, the prize is awarded to a scientist under 40 years of age whose research has had a major impact on novel chemical materials including their characterization, performance and/or application. 
The purpose of establishing this prize is to promote international collaboration and understanding between developed and developing countries. The prize is given on the basis of scientific merit for independent research dealing with novel materials in the broadest context of fine chemicals, polymers, energy storage and conversion, nano materials and the other chemicals. Candidates must be not above 40 years of age as of January 1, 2017 in which the prize is awarded and should also have an experience of at least 6 months of graduate studying or working in at least one developed country and at least one developing country.
 
 
Call for Applicants 
 
The IUPAC Prof. Jiang Novel Materials Youth Prize is presented every two years on the occasion of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry – International Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis (IUPAC NMS). The NMS 2017 will be held in Nanjing, China, during 15-20 October, 2017.
 
Every time the prize is awarded to two scientists under 40 years of age whose research has had a major impact on novel chemical materials including their characterization, performance and/or application. The winners for this Prize in 2011 are Prof. Zhibo Li and Prof. Jr-Hau He, Prof. Yuguo Guo and David Lou in 2013, and Prof. Min Chen and Prof. Xiao Huang in 2015.
 
Each winner will be awarded USD 1,000 plus travel (economic class) and hotel accommodation expenses to attend NMS 2017, where he/she will present a keynote lecture.
 
The purpose of this prize is to promote international collaboration and understanding between developed and developing countries. The prize is given on the basis of scientific merit for independent research dealing with novel materials in the broadest context of fine chemicals, polymers, energy storage and conversion, nano materials and the other chemicals. Candidates must be not above 40 years of age as of January 1, 2017 in which the prize is awarded, should be available to present a keynote lecture at NMS 2017 and should also have an academic and/or professional experience of at least two countries, one developed country for at least half a year and one developing country for at least half a year. 
 
Application materials should include the following information:
 
  • Applicant’s name and business address
  • Applicant’s biographical sketch of the applicant including education (college or university, location, major field, degree, year awarded) and work (position, organization, duties, dates) experience 
  • Applicant’s list of publications including papers, patents, unpublished reports, papers presented at meetings (please include a list of those you deem pertinent)
  • Applicant’s honors, awards and other deserved supporting information
  • Scientific achievements for which the applicant is nominated for this award
  • One recommendation letter from one developed country where the applicant studied (at least graduate level) or worked for at least 6 months
  • One recommendation letter from one developing country where the applicant studied (at least graduate level) or worked for at least 6 months
 
The above documents will be submitted to an independent selection committee and should be submitted by 1st May, 2017 to: 
 
Prof. Yuping Wu
School of Energy Science and Engineering
Nanjing Tech University
Nanjing 211816
China
Tel:/Fax: +86 (21) 5566 4223
Email: wuyp@fudan.edu.cn
 
Or 
IUPAC Secretariat
PO Box 13757
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3757, 
USA
Email: secretariat@iupac.org