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Awards | John Coburn and Harold Winters Student Award in Plasma Science and Technology

John Coburn and Harold Winters Student Award in Plasma Science and Technology

John Coburn and Harold Winters Student Award in Plasma Science and echnology - Required Application Materials: 1) A curriculum vitae of the nominee, 2) A one-page letter of recommendation from the student's research advisor/mentor, 3) A copy of the nominee's submitted abstract for the AVS International Symposium. A maximum of six finalists will be selected on the basis of technical and scientific merit and originality of research. Each finalist will receive a cash award of $500 and must present their paper in a closed door session.  This presentation will be in addition to the regularly scheduled PSTD oral session at the AVS Symposium. The Coburn and Winters Award winner will be selected from the finalists on the basis of the oral presentations, the quality of research, the clarity of the presentations, and the potential for the research to advance the field of plasma science. The winner’s award consists of an additional cash prize of $500. The selection of finalists and the award winner is made by the PSTD Executive Committee. These awards are contingent upon acceptance of the abstract for presentation in a PSTD session at the AVS International Symposium. Submissions are limited to one application from a particular research group unless previously discussed with the Awards Coordinator. All materials should be sent to submitted through the AVS award site and must be received on or before May 1, 2017.

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List of Recipients

1994 Bruce Kellerman 2002 Lin Sha 2010 Bhavib Jariwala
1995 Not Given 2003 Jan Benedikt 2011 Harald B. Profijt
1996 Jane Chang 2004 Jun Belen 2012 Joe Lee
1997 Mikhail Malyshev 2005 Joseph VĂ©gh 2013 Rohan Chaukulkar
1998 Catherine Labelle 2006 Lin Xu 2014 Bastien Bruneau
1999 Erwin Kessels 2007 Joydeep Guha 2014 Paul Rumbach
2000 Siva Kanakasabapathy 2008 Emile Despiau-Pujo 2015 Hu Li
2001 Nicholas Fuller 2009 Yang Yang 2016 TBA