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Call for 2018 Award Nominations

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Nominations are being solicited for the IEEE Nanotechnology Council’s 2019 Awards.

Award categories are Early Career, Pioneer and Distinguished Service.

1. PIONEER AWARD IN NANOTECHNOLOGY

The NTC Pioneer Award in nanotechnology is to recognize individuals who by virtue of initiating new areas of research, development or engineering have had a significant impact on the field of nanotechnology. The award is intended for people who are in the mid or late portions of their careers, i.e., at least 10 years beyond his or her highest earned academic degree on the nomination deadline date.

2. EARLY CAREER AWARD IN NANOTECHNOLOGY

The Nanotechnology Council has established an Early Career Award to recognize individuals who have made contributions with major impact on the field of nanotechnology.

3. DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Nanotechnology Council to establish a Distinguished Service Award to recognize an individual who has performed outstanding service for the benefit and advancement of Nanotechnology Council.

 

See the NTC Award Nominations page for full description and nomination form. Nominations are due by October 1st.

2018 NTC Award Winners Announced

Monday, March 26th, 2018

The IEEE Nanotechnology Council announces its 2018 Award Winners. Awards will be presented at its 13th Nanotechnology Materials & Devices Conference (NMDC 2018) which will be held in Portland, Oregon, USA on 14-17 October, 2018.

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Call for Nominations for NTC Chapter of the Year Awards-2018

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) Chapter of the Year Award is intended to encourage a successful and effective overall performance of the Chapter in terms of its activities. Exemplary Chapters must have a high number of activities and creativity. The Chapter must consistently be active in organizing activities throughout the year.

All nomination materials must reach the NTC Awards Committee by March 31st , 2018. Nominations may be made by any full IEEE member, or by a representative of the nominee chapter.

For details on nomination process and criteria, see the Chapter Award information page.

 

2017 Awards Ceremony

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

The IEEE Nanotechnology Council 2017 Awards Ceremony was held in conjunction with the IEEE NANO 2017 banquet in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA) on July 27.

The Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology recipient was Paras N. Prasad, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Physics, Medicine and Electrical Engineering, at the University at Buffalo (NY). The Early Career Award in Nanotechnology recipient was Professor Duygu Kuzum of the Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California, San Diego. The Distinguished Service Award recipient was Dominic Massetti of OmniVision Technologies, Inc., Seal Beach, CA.

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2017 NTC Award Winners Announced

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

The IEEE Nanotechnology Council announces its 2017 Award Winners. Awards will be presented at its flagship IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO) being held July 25 to 28, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA (USA).

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Call for 2017 Award Nominations

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Nominations are being solicited for the IEEE Nanotechnology Council’s 2017 Awards.

Award categories are Early Career, Pioneer and Distinguished Service.

See the NTC Award Nominations page for full description and nomination form. Nominations are due by October 15.

2016 Awards Ceremony

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

The IEEE Nanotechnology Council 2016 Awards Ceremony was held in conjunction with the IEEE NANO 2016 banquet in Sendai, Japan on August  24.

The Pioneer award in Nanotechnology recipient is Shawn-Yu Lin, Professor of Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. The Early Career Award in Nanotechnology co-recipients are, from academia, Prof. Tak Sing Wong, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, the Pennsylvania State University, and from government, Jin-Woo Han, Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffet Field, Calif. The Distinguished Service Award recipient is Edward G. Perkins, consultant, Tualatin (Portland metro area), Ore.

NTC Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology

NANO2016 Pioneer Awardee LinThe NTC Pioneer Award in nanotechnology is to recognize individuals who by virtue of initiating new areas of research, development or engineering have had a significant impact on the field of nanotechnology. The award is intended for people who are in the mid or late portions of their careers, i.e., at least 10 years beyond his or her highest earned academic degree on the nomination deadline date.

 The 2016 recipient of the IEEE NTC Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology is Shawn-Yu Lin, who is a Professor of Physics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His award citation states: “For pioneering contribution to the development of 3D optical photonic-crystals and the discovery of the darkest nano-material on earth”.

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2016 NTC Award Winners Announced

Friday, May 20th, 2016

The IEEE Nanotechnology Council announces its 2016 Award Winners. Awards will be presented at its flagship IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO) being held August 22 to 25, 2016 in Sendai, Japan.

Early Career Award

The Early Career Award recognizes individuals who have made contributions with major impact on the field of nanotechnology. Up to two awards may be given per year. There may be one award for academics (persons employed by colleges or universities) and one for persons employed by industry or government organizations.

Prof. Tak Sing Wong
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Pennsylvania State University
tswong@psu.edu

Citation: “For significant contributions to the field of biologically inspired surface nanoengineering”

 

Jin-Woo Han
Research Scientist
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffet Field, CA
jin-woo.han@nasa.gov

Citation: “For innovative contributions to the development of nanoelectronics, devices, and nanosensors”

 

Pioneer Award

The Pioneer Award in nanotechnology is to recognize individuals who by virtue of initiating new areas of research, development or engineering have had a significant impact on the field of nanotechnology.

Shawn-Yu Lin,
Professor of Physics
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
sylin@rpi.edu

Citation: “For pioneering contribution to the development of 3D optical photonic-crystals and the discovery of the darkest nano-material on earth”

 

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who has performed outstanding service for the benefit and advancement of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council.

Edward G. Perkins
Consultant
e.perkins@ieee.org

Citation: “For excellence as the IEEE Nanotechnology Council Secretary and outstanding contributions to the Council’s conference activities”

 

IEEE NTC Appoints Eight 2016 Distinguished Lecturers

Monday, December 7th, 2015

IEEE Nanotechnology Council has appointed the following eight Distinguished Lecturers for the year 2016:

Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, sbandy@vcu.edu

Walter Hu, Walter.Hu@utdallas.edu

James E. Morris, j.e.morris@ieee.org

Luca Pierantoni, l.pierantoni@univpm.it

Federico Rosei, rosei@emt.inrs.ca

Hark Hoe Tan, hoe.tan@anu.edu.au

Yonhua (Tommy) Tzeng, tzengyo@mail.ncku.edu.tw

Wei Wu, wu.w@usc.edu

Chapters, student branches, workshops, and conferences sponsored by IEEE Nanotechnology Council and its member societies are welcome to invite IEEE NTC’s Distinguished Lecturers for delivering various presentations.

IEEE NTC provides funds to support full or partial travel expenses for invited presentations.

Please contact DLs directly for detailed arrangements.

For more information, please visit the IEEE NTC DL program page.

 

Bandyopadhyay

Professor Supriyo Bandyopadhyay

Department of Electrical Engineering
Virginia Commonwealth University
Email: sbandy@vcu.edu

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IEEE Nanotechnology 2016 Award Nominations

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Nominations are being solicited for the IEEE Nanotechnology Council’s 2016 Awards.

Award categories are Early Career, Pioneer and Distinguished Service.

See the NTC Award Nominations page for full description of the awards, nomination process and nomination form. Nominees must be IEEE Members. Three references are required.

You can review the previous award winners here.

Nominations are due by October 15.