Nominations

Call for Nominations for the Frank and Laudise Prizes

The next Frank and Laudise Prize will be awarded during the ICCGE-19 in Keystone, Colorado, USA, in July 28 – August 2,  2019. Nominations have to be submitted, preferably by e-mail, to the Chairman of the selection committee:

Prof. Elias Vlieg
Institute for Molecules and Materials
Radboud University
Heyendaalseweg 135
6525 AJ Nijmegen
The Netherlands
Email: e.vlieg@science.ru.nl

Eligibility

The IOCG Frank Prize shall be awarded for significant fundamental (not necessarily theoretical) contributions to the field of crystal growth. The IOCG Laudise Prize shall be awarded for significant technological (not necessarily experimental) contributions to the field of crystal growth.

Guidelines for nominations:

  • The nominator should submit a nomination letter (maximum two pages) which clearly states the significant fundamental (Frank Prize) or technological (Laudise Prize) contributions of the nominee to the field of crystal growth. The nomination should be for either the Frank or the Laudise Prize and cannot be made by the nominee him/herself.
  • The nomination has to be accompanied by a CV, list of publications, patents, honors etc. of the nominee.
  • Support letters by up to two well-known crystal growers are welcome but not mandatory.
  • Deadline for submission of the nomination to be announced.

Call for Nominations for Schieber Prize

The next Schieber Prize will be awarded during the ICCGE-19 in Keystone, Colorado, USA, in July 28 – August 2,  2019. Nominations have to be submitted, preferably by e-mail, to the Chairman of the selection committee:

Prof. Thomas Kuech
University of Wisconsin - Madison
College of Engineering
1415 Engineering Dr.
Madison, WI 53706
USA
Email: tfkuech@wisc.edu
Deadline for submission of nominations: April 1, 2019

Eligibility: 

The prize, sponsored by the Journal of Crystal Growth (Elsevier Science), shall be awarded to one person who is an early career worker. Early career worker is to be understood as someone who has been active in the field up to twelve years at the scheduled time of the opening session of the respective ICCGE meeting. The publications for which the award is made should consist of a paper or series of papers, published prior to the opening of that ICCGE. The criteria for selection should be scientific excellence, clarity of presentation and impact on the field of crystal growth. Scientists of all nations, regardless of the geographical or employment location at which the work was done, are eligible.

Guidelines for nominations:

  • The nominator should submit a nomination letter (maximum two pages) which clearly states the impact on the field of crystal growth of the nominee's publication(s).
  • The nomination has to be accompanied by a CV and list of publications of the nominee.
  • Support letters by up to two well-known crystal growers are welcome but not mandatory.
  • Deadline for submission of the nomination to be announced.

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