IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) Distinguished Lecturers (DL) Program
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IEEE Student Branches, NTC or member Society Chapters and NTC and member Society Conferences can request NTC Distinguished Lecturers (based on availability of funding). Please contact the presenter directly to arrange for a presentation. View the list of Distinguished Lecturers.
About IEEE NTC Distinguished Lecturers
Distinguished Lecturers (DLs) serve a one year term beginning on January 1st of the year immediately following their appointment, and may be reappointed for one additional year with approval of the NTC Distinguished Lecturer Committee. A yearly budget is provided per DL to give lectures for NTC or member Society Chapters and NTC Conferences, based on availability of funding through the NTC. If other funds are available they may be used to supplement NTC funding. DLs will fill out the NTC DL Event Application form once their presentation has been arranged to obtain approvals for funding. After the lecture the DLs fill out the NTC DL Event Report form and submit their expenses using the IEEE Expense report (see instructions).
Distinguished Lecturer Nominations
Candidates for DLs may be nominated by any current IEEE member (self-nominations are not accepted), using the IEEE NTC Distinguished Lecturer Nomination Form. DLs are expected to give a minimum of 2 lectures per year as part of their commitment to serve. The NTC Distinguished Lecturer Committee reviews nominations and recommends DL candidate appointments for NTC ExCom approval. DL Nominations are submitted to the chair of the Distinguished Lecturer Committee (NTC VP Technical Activities, found on Officers page). You may also use the form at the bottom of the page.
IEEE NTC Distinguished Lecturer Committee
The Distinguished Lecturer Committee is a subcommittee of the NTC Technical Activities Committee (TAC), responsible for soliciting and reviewing nominations. The Committee submits recommendations for individuals to serve as DLs to the NTC ExCom for official approval. The committee consists of five members – the Vice President of Technical Activities who serves as committee chair; the Chair of the Education Committee; the Chair of the Regional Interest Groups (Chapters) Committee; and two other members appointed by the Vice President of Technical Activities, who serve for a two year term.
NTC DL Nomination Submittal Form