The Engineering Ceramics Division invites nominations for the 2016 James I. Mueller, the Bridge Building and the Global Young Investigator awards. The deadline for submitting nominations for all three awards is July 1, 2015.
The Mueller Award recognizes the enormous contributions of James I. Mueller to the Engineering Ceramics Division and to the field of engineering ceramics. The award recognizes the accomplishments of individuals who have made similar contributions. The main criteria used in selecting the recipient are long-term service to ECD, and work in the area of engineering ceramics that has resulted in significant industrial, national, or academic impact. Award selection can be based on either criteria. The award consists of a memorial plaque, certificate, and an honorarium of $1000. If you have questions, contact Mike Halbig at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bridge Building Award recognizes individuals outside of the United States who have made outstanding contributions to engineering ceramics. The main criteria used in selecting the recipient are contributions to the field of engineering ceramics, including expansion of the knowledge base and commercial use thereof, and contributions to the visibility of the field and international advocacy. Award selection can be based on either criteria. The award consists of a glass piece, certificate, and an honorarium of $1000. If you have questions, contact Soshu Kirihara at email@example.com.
The Global Young Investigator Award recognizes an outstanding scientist who is conducting research in academia, in industry or at a government-funded laboratory. Candidates must be ACerS members and must be 35 years of age or younger. Selection of the awardee will be based on the nomination and accompanying evidence of scientific contributions and visibility of the field, and advocacy of the global young investigator and professional scientific forum. The award consists of $1,000, a glass piece, and certificate. If you have questions, contact Andy Gyekenyesi at Andrew.L.Gyekenyesi@nasa.gov.