The Global Young Bioceramicist (GYB) award recognizes the outstanding young ceramic engineer and material scientist, who has made significant contributions to the area of Bioceramics, for human healthcare around the globe. Nominations are invited from the candidates from academia, industry, or government-funded national laboratory – across the world.

The award will be presented at the ACerS Annual Meeting/MS&T. The award winner will present an award lecture at a bioceramics-focused symposium at the meeting. The awardee shall receive a certificate, glass piece, and complimentary registration.

The major criteria used in selecting the recipient of this award is:

(1) the individual’s contribution to the field of Bioceramics in terms of scholarly research publications/ patents/ technology commercialization, including translational research (bench to bed side)

(2) the individual’s contributions to the outreach activities, including organizing bioceramics-specific sessions at major international conferences and technical events, global young professional forum, and other professional events, which should have enhanced the visibility of the field of bioceramics.

A nominee must be 35 years old or younger at the time of award presentation (October of the award year), and is required to be a member of The American Ceramic Society.

Self-nominations are not recommended.

Nominations are to be recommended by a sponsor, who is a standing member of The American Ceramic Society.

The nomination profile should include:

  • Nominee’s latest CV
  • Two supporting letters

The deadline for nominations is July 1 in the year preceding the MS&T conference. For the first year, 2020, the deadline for nominations is August 1.

Nominations, including a written statement of the nominee’s qualifications and contributions, should be sent to the division chair:

Roger Narayan

North Carolina State University

Deadline for Nominations:

July 1 Annually; August 1 in 2020