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Electronic Materials & Photonics


The Electronic Materials and Photonics Division presents three awards annually at the International Symposium: the student poster/presentation award, postdoc travel award and the student travel award.

Student Poster/Presentation Award is given at the annual AVS International Symposium and Exhibition. All abstracts, both poster and oral, submitted to an EMPD session will be automatically considered. The presenting author must be a graduate or undergraduate student at the time of submission. Awards will be judged on the scientific merit and originality of their research, their contribution to it, as well as the quality of their presentation. Poster award candidates must be present during the EMPD poster session for judging.  The Award consists of a certificate and a $500 cash prize. Multiple awards are anticipated.
Electronic Materials Awards Electronic Materials Awards 1
Electronic Materials Awards 2 Electronic Materials Awards 3

Past Awardees:
Felipe Cassaro Frazatto University of Campinas (UNICAMP) 2019
Bo Kyung Park University of New Mexico 2019
Raja Sekhar Bale University of Missouri-Kansas City 2019
Peter Lewtin University of Virginia     2019
Lucas Stucchi-Zucchi State University of Campinas 2018
Katherine Burzynski University of Dayton 2018
Min P. Khanal Auburn University 2018
Sarun Atiganyanum University of New Mexico 2018
Yoshikazu Kaji Kogakuin University 2017
Christopher Brewer University of Florida 2017
Kayla Cooley Penn State 2017
Elizabath Philip University of Alabama 2017

Postdoctoral Travel Award is given annually to postdoctoral fellows who have an accepted abstract AND will be presenting an EMPD presentation at the International Symposium. The application consists of (i) a copy of the accepted abstract with Program Number, (ii) a recommendation letter from the advisor, and (iii) CV, plus (iv) a cover letter of request.  Multiple awards are anticipated.

Deadline: annually on August 2

Submissions and inquiries should be directed to empd.awards@avs.org.
 
Past awardees:
Monu Mishra Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi 2019
Qing Tu Northwestern University 2019
Omur Dagdeviren Yale University 2019

Hilal Cansizoglu

University of California – Davis

2017

Samantha Rosenberg

Naval Research Laboratory

2017

Shouvik Chatterjee

University of California Santa Barbara

2017

Burcu Ozden

Auburn University

2016

Heping Ding

Texas A&M University

2016

Victoriia Babicheva

Georgia State University

2016

Rafik Addou

University of Texas at Dallas

2015

Joshua Wood

Northwestern

2015

James Dorman

University of Konstanz

2014

Jian Li

University of Toledo

2014

Weina Peng

University of Texas at Dallas

2014

Xiuguo Chen

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

2014

Stephen McDonnell

University of Texas at Dallas

2013

Barry Brennan

University of Texas at Dallas

2011

Esmerelda Yitamben

Esmerelda Yitamben

2011

Michael Zwolak

Los Alamos National Laboratory

2010

Shaoping Shen

The Ohio State University

2010

Tracy Lovejoy

University of Washington

2010

Louis Piper

Boston University

2008

Yufeng Dong

The Ohio State University

2008

Liam S.C. Pingree

University of Washington

2007

Craig H. Swartz

University of Canterbury

2007

Aram Amassian

Cornell

2006

Teresa Barnes

NREL

2006

Jiang Lu

Texas A&M University

2006

F. Servando Aguirre

University of Texas at Dallas

2005

Lyudmila Goncharova

Lyudmila Goncharova

2005

Jay Kim

Naval Research Laboratory

2005

Michael Mastro

Naval Research Laboratory

2005

Joshua A. Robinson

Naval Research Laboratory

2005

Yuri M. Strzhemechny

Texas Christian University

2005

Yu Wang

Rutgers

2005

Li Yan

University of North Carolina

2005

Jennifer Gerbi

University of Illinois?

2004

Levente Klein

University of Wisconsin-Madison

2004

Tong Zhao

University of California, Berkeley

2004

Xiaojun Weng

University of Michigan

2003

Jian-Ming Tang

University of Iowa

2003

Nikolay Shtinkov

École Polytechnique Montreal

2003

Mantu Hudait

The Ohio State University

2003

Jennifer Gerbi

Argonne National Laboratory

2003

Billie Abrams

University of Florida

2002

Xiaoling L. Sun

The Ohio State University

2002

Jennifer Gerbi

Argonne National Laboratory

2002

Yuri Strzhemechny

The Ohio State University

2001

Markus Morgenstern

Universität Hamburg

2001

Aubrey T. Hanbicki

Naval Research Laboratory

2001

Mark Overberg

University of Florida

2001

Olivier Pluchery

Agere Systems

2001

Shupan Gan

Pacific Northwest Laboratory

2000

Conrad R. Stoldt

University of California, Berkeley

2000

Danny Porath

Tel-Aviv University

2000

Jinju Lee

Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

2000

James S. Hess

University of Delaware

2000

Robert Therrien

North Carolina State University

1999

Esther Kim

University of Houston

1999

Alex P. Young

The Ohio State University

1999

William F. Seng

Auburn University

1999


Student Travel Award: is given annually to graduate and undergraduate students who have an accepted abstract AND will be presenting in an EMPD session at the International Symposium. All accepted abstracts with a student as presenting author are automatically considered. Multiple awards are anticipated.