NANOSMAT honours and recognizes international young scientists who have shown, during the course of their professional career, outstanding achievements in the fields of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The Outstanding Young Scientist Award (OYSA) was set up in 2014 and has since gained momentum in attracting high calibre young international scientists to apply for this award.
Following are the different methods for candidature nomination for the OYSA award:
Self nominated candidates for the OYSA will need to email their updated CV´s covering the mentioned criteria (see below) to firstname.lastname@example.org
The candidates must satisfy the following criteria:
The candidate must be an outstanding scientist and a recognised leader in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology with a distinguished track record of original contributions in the NANO related field.
It is essential that the scientist has an excellent track record of attracting financial support from funding institutes or centres to support their work.
The scientist must have published extensively in international peer reviewed and high impact factor journals (showing good citation index results).
The candidate's international scientific visibility/credibility consequent of his/her significant contributions and professional standing in the field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology need to be profound and apparent. Evidence of international professional standing would be judged based on factors such as, international invitations, books authored, edited books/journals, other major prizes, international honors (honorary degrees, titles), etc.
The scientist should be or have been engaged with innovative and cutting edge research. Scientists holding patents and involved with spin-out companies set up as a result of their work would be advantaged for this award.
The prize will be composed of the following:
The OYSA Award is presented at the NANOSMAT conference during the plenary session. For details visit - www.nanosmat-conference.com
The NANOSMAT Awards Committee will review the applications (candidates CV and nomination letters) and select one successful scientist for the Award.