Morton M. Traum Surface Science Student Award
The Surface Science Division (SSD) solicits nominations for the Morton M. Traum Surface Science Student Award to be given to the best student presenter at the AVS International Symposium. Who can apply?
Candidates for the award must be registered to give an oral or poster presentation at the AVS International Symposium and be either a current graduate student or have received their Ph.D. degree in the year of the Symposium. Up to five finalists will be selected to compete with posters during the Surface Science poster session; these poster presentations are in addition to any presentation they are registered for at the Symposium but presents the same scientific content. What are the prizes?
All finalists and the winner will receive cash prizes starting at $1000 for the winner, and certificates. The winner's name will be added to the list of previous winners in the Symposium technical program, the AVS website, and on a plaque on display at the Symposium. How do I participate?
Traum award applicants should submit on the AVS website 1) a copy of the abstract submitted to the AVS that includes the abstract submission number; 2) an extended abstract that does not exceed two pages (including tables, figures, and references); 3) their expected graduation date, 4) two letters of recommendation, and 5) an AVS application form for student awards. Please use the online award submission site to complete your application. Deadline: May 31, 2022.
Winner of the 2021 Morton M. Traum Award
List of Recipients
||Rachael G. Farber
||Jeppe Vang Lauritsen
||Seth B. Darling
||Marcel A. Wall
||Yunong (Neal) Yang
Winner of the 2019 Morton M. Traum Award
Zhongtian Mao (Winner 2019 Morton M. Traum Award)