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To recognize an individual researcher who has made outstanding contributions (theoretical, experimental, computational, or technical) in plasma physics early in their career. Areas of plasma physics covered by the Award include, but are not limited to, fundamental plasma physics, fusion plasmas, astrophysical or space plasmas, low-temperature plasmas, or high-energy-density plasmas.
The Award consists of a certificate with a citation and a stipend of $2000. It will be presented at the annual meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics (DPP). DPP will contribute the costs of the certificate, waive the registration fee for attending the conference and up to two complimentary banquet tickets for the recipient and a companion.
This award was established in 2013 by a contribution from the Division of Plasma Physics.
Nominations are open to scientists of all nationalities regardless of the geographical site at which the work was done. The Award will be given every year to an early career researcher. An early career researcher is defined as an individual in the first 10 years of a research career, i.e. at most 10 years following the award of a PhD. No person may receive the Award more than once. The Award is not to be given for work previously recognized by a DPP prize (e.g. the Rosenbluth award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis or the Dawson Award). Self-nominations will not be considered. Nominations are active for three years.
Deadline: Friday, March 30, 2018
The nomination package must include:
In addition, the nomination should include:
To start a new or update a continuing nomination, please see the Prize & Award Nomination Guidelines.
2018 Selection Committee Members: Cameron Geddes, LLNL (Chair); Dustin Froula, University of Rochester (Vice Chair) Ian Chapman, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, United Kingdom (2017 Recipient); Nuno Loureiro, MIT; Matthew Stoneking, Lawrence University
Serving a diverse and inclusive community of physicists worldwide is a primary goal for APS. Nominations of qualified women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and scientists from outside the United States are especially encouraged.