The Bridge Building Award recognizes individuals outside of the United States who have made outstanding contributions to engineering ceramics.
The two main criteria used in selecting the recipient are:
- Contribution to the field of engineering ceramics, including expansion of the knowledge base and commercial use thereof, and
- Contribution to the visibility of the field and international advocacy.
The award can be based on either criteria number one or number two. The award consists of a glass piece, certificate, and an honorarium of $1000.
Please send your nominations (preferably by email), including a written statement of the nominee’s qualifications and contributions, by July 1st, to:
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
2266-98 Shimo-Shidami, Moriyama-ku