John Coburn and Harold Winters Award
About the Award
The PSTD Coburn & Winters Student Merit Award recognizes meritorious achievements by students in an area fostered and encouraged by the Plasm Science and Technology Division, while also encouraging student participation in the Division. The John Coburn and Harold Winters Award is given in recognition of outstanding research achievements and an oral presentation given by a Student Merit Award winner at the AVS International Symposium.
Eligibility and how to apply
The following materials are required to apply for the Award:
- A curriculum vitae of the nominee
- A one-page letter of recommendation from the student's research advisor/mentor,
- A copy of the nominee's submitted abstract for the AVS International Symposium.
- An eligible nominee must have their abstract accepted to the AVS International Symposium for the year they are nominated and be a registered student at the time of the earliest deadline for abstract submission. Only one student from a given research group may be nominated in each year and previous winners of the Coburn and Winters Award are not eligible.
All materials should be submitted on the awards application link below and must be received on or before May 13, 2024
A maximum of six (6) Student Merit Award finalists will be selected by the PSTD Awards Committee on the basis of technical/scientific merit and originality of research. Each Merit Award finalist will receive a $500 cash award and must present their research in a private session to the PSTD Awards Committee. This private 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 based on the quality of both the research and oral presentation. The overall winner will receive an additional $500 cash prize and certificate.
Winner announcement and award ceremony
The winner(s) of the Coburn & Winters Award will be announced during the PSTD Annual Business Meeting at the AVS International Symposium, or at a time determined by the Executive Committee. The award certificate will be presented to the recipient.
List of Recipients
|Harald B. Profijt
|Xia (Gary) Sang