APS award nominations now open
Calls for nominations are now open for the Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award and the newly rededicated Gopal K. Shenoy Excellence in Beamline Science Award. The awards are supported by the Advanced Photon Source Division (APS) and will be presented at the 2018 APS/CNM Users Meeting.
Rosalind Franklin Award
Nominations due Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
The Rosalind Franklin award recognizes an important scientific or technical accomplishment by a young investigator (senior graduate student or within two years of his/her Ph.D. degree) that was accomplished at or strongly beneficial to the APS. The award consists of a plaque, a talk given at the users meeting and $1,000. Nominations can be submitted online.
Gopal K. Shenoy Award for Excellence in Beamline Science
Nominations due Saturday, March 31, 2018
The Gopal K. Shenoy Award for Excellence in Beamline Science recognizes beamline scientists who have made significant scientific contributions in their area of research or instrumentation development, and have promoted the user community in this area. The winner will receive $1,000, be recognized during the APS Plenary Session and have their name included on the award plaque in the APS Atrium.
To submit a nomination for this award, please email the following items to Constance Vanni in the APS User Office.
- A two-page maximum CV of the nominee (similar to a biosketch)
- A one- to two-page nomination letter that includes two DOIs or URLs for publications. The nomination letter should integratively review the nominee’s accomplishments and identify specific indicators of how the nominee’s work meets the award’s focus. It should explain and evaluate the candidate’s scientific and/or instrumentation contribution in terms of substance, quality, originality and impact.