IVS Excellence Award for Surface Science Expertise
We are proud to announce call for nominations for
IVS-IPSTA 2023 Award for Surface Science Expertise
Deadline January 26, 2023
IVS-2023 Award for Surface Science Expertise
The IVS-2023 Award for Surface Science Expertise will recognize highly accomplished professionals in the areas of surface science and surface characterization. The award is aimed at PhD scientists (although other, exceptional cases may be considered) 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 — March 2nd, 2023.
Excellence in the study of surfaces and thin films, associated technique development and characterization.
Proven and sustained recognition of expertise and leadership both in and out of the laboratory.
Participation in IVS activities - a plus.
Educational teaching activity in the field - a plus.
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 workplace 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.
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.
All nominations must be received by January 26, 2023
The nominator should provide:
Name, position, institution, professional address and e-mail, professional phone and fax, home address, and home phone number of the candidate.
A one-sentence synopsis of the reasons for selecting the nominee.
Name, position, institution, and professional address and phone of the nominator.
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.
A list of at least two Israeli and two non-Israeli supporting individuals whom IVS may contact for more information on the candidate.
At least one representative sample which illustrates the nominee's contribution. Books, scientific articles, and other materials are appropriate.
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.
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.
Applications should be sent by email to IVS.firstname.lastname@example.org
Email title should be: “The IVS-2023 Award for Surface Science Expertise”.
The nominator will receive an email confirmation of receipt of application material.