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Plasma Science and Technology Division Young Investigator Award


The Plasma Science and Technology Division is committed to promote the advancement of young scientists and engineers along with future leaders in plasma science and technology. In support of this, the Plasma Science and Technology Division is pleased to solicit nominations for the PSTD Young Investigator Award. The nominee must be a young scientist or engineer, who has made outstanding basic and/or applied science and engineering contributions in an area of importance to the Plasma Science and Technology Division and a current member in the AVS. The submissions are reviewed based on the merit of the nominee’s contributions to the field of plasma science and technology. To be eligible, the nominee must have no more than 7 years of full-time employment after their highest degree was earned, prior to January 1 of the award year, and be a current AVS Platinum Member. Required application materials include:
 
1. A nominating letter that includes a description citing the reason for nomination.
2. Two letters that support the nomination.
3. A biography and CV of the nominee.
 
The applicant must also submit an abstract to the International Symposium in PSTD sponsored session in the year of the nomination. Application materials will be reviewed and the award winner chosen by the PSTD Awards Committee. The award consists of an honorary lecture at one of the PSTD oral sessions at the International Symposium, a certificate citing the accomplishments of the recipient, and a cash prize. Application materials should be sent to Mohan Sankaran at mohan_sankaran@avs.org. Deadline: May 1, 2020.