IVS Excellence Award for Surface Science Expertise

IVS Excellence Award for Surface Science Expertise

We are proud to announce call for nominations for IVS-IPSTA 2020 Award for Surface Science Expertise

Deadline November 5, 2020

 

IVS-2020 Award for Surface Science Expertise


The IVS-2020 Award for Surface Science Expertise will recognize MSc and PhD-level experts in the areas of surface science and surface characterization. The award is aimed at, but not limited to, PhD- level experts who are key figures in surface science and surface characterization laboratories within Israel.


The Israel Vacuum Society (IVS), Science, Technology and Applications, will award the IVS Excellence Award for Surface Science Expertise in the upcoming IVS Meeting.

A monetary prize and a commemorative plaque will be presented to the winner at the IVS Annual Meeting (online) — December ​13, 2020.

 
Criteria

  • Excellence in mastering surface science/thin films/surface characterization techniques.
  • Proven recognition of expertise both in and out of the workplace.
  • Participation in IVS activities - a plus.
  • Education and teaching in the area - a plus.

Eligibility

  • Nominations may be made by IVS members who belong to affiliate organizations, universities, government agencies, and research organizations. Self-nominations will not be accepted.
  • Prior nomination does not exclude a candidate from consideration in subsequent years.
  • The nominee should have at least five years of experience in the relevant areas.
  • The nominee must be a member in good standing with the IVS on the date the prize is received.
  • The prize will normally be given to an individual nominee, however, multiple prizes may be considered in exceptional cases.
  • Employees, officers, and current members of the executive committees of IVS and its affiliate societies are not eligible.

Entries

Nominations may be made by IVS affiliate organizations, universities, government agencies, and research organizations. Self-nominations are not accepted. Prior nomination does not exclude a candidate from consideration in subsequent years.

Nomination Procedures

All nominations must be received by November 5, 2020

The nominator should provide:

  1. Name, position, institution, professional address and e-mail, professional phone and fax, home address, and home phone number of the candidate.
  2. A one-sentence synopsis of the reasons for selecting the nominee.
  3. Name, position, institution, and professional address and phone of the nominator.
  4. A statement describing the work for which the prize is proposed and indicating the role of the work in solving particular scientific problems and the significance of the problems. The candidate's individual role in collaborative research should be clearly stated. The statement should not exceed two pages in length.
  5. A list of at least two Israeli and two non-Israeli supporting individuals whom IVS may contact for more information on the candidate.
  6. At least one representative sample which illustrates the nominee's contribution. Books, scientific articles, and other materials are appropriate.
  7. A statement made by the candidate confirming that if elected, the candidate agrees to attend the ceremony at the IVS annual meeting and to present a short general lecture on that occasion.
  8. Short CV.

The submitted material will not be returned to the nominator.

The Awards Committee

The awards committee and the chair of the committee will be appointed by the  IVS president. All decisions made by the committee will be final.

Submission


Applications should be sent by email to Prof. Daniel Nessim, IVS President

Email: office@ivs.org.il

Email title should be: “The IVS-2020 Award for Surface Science Expertise”.

The nominator will receive an email confirmation of receipt of application material​.