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Vol. 32 No. 5
September-October 2010

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The IUPAC–Jiang Novel Materials Youth Prize

The IUPAC–Jiang Novel Materials Youth Prize is presented every two years on the occasion of the IUPAC International Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis (IUPAC NMS). The purpose of the prize is to promote international collaboration and understanding between developed and developing countries. The prize is given on the basis of scientific merit for independent research dealing with novel materials in the broadest context of fine chemicals, polymers, energy storage and conversion, nano materials, and other chemicals. Candidates must be not above 40 years of age as of 1 January in the year in which the prize is awarded and should also have at least six months of graduate study or working in at least one developed country and at least one developing country.

Call for Applicants
The next IUPAC conference NMS-VII, will be held in Shanghai, China, from 16–21 October 2011.

The prize is awarded to two scientists under 40 years of age whose research has had a major impact on novel chemical materials including their characterization, performance, and/or application.

The winner will be awarded USD 1000 plus travel and hotel expenses to attend NMS 2011, where he/she will present a keynote lecture.

Application materials should include the following information, and be submitted to the selection committee no later than 30 December 2010:

  • name and business address
  • biographical sketch, including education (college or university, location, major field, degree, year awarded) and work experience (position, organization, duties, dates)
  • list of publications including papers, patents, unpublished reports, papers presented at meetings (please include a list of those you deem pertinent)
  • honors, awards, and other supporting information
    scientific achievements
  • one recommendation letter from one developed country where the applicant studied (at least graduate level) or worked for at least six months
  • one recommendation letter from one developing country where the applicant studied (at least graduate level) or worked for at least six months

Submit applications to Prof. Yuping Wu <wuyp@fudan.edu.cn>.

www.nms-iupac.org


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