MBE Researchers to be awarded at NAMBE Conference
The North American MBE Conference sponsors the following awards to researchers in the field of Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE):
* MBE INNOVATOR AWARD
* NAMBE YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD
* OUTSTANDING STUDENT PAPER AWARDS
* STUDENT TRAVEL ASSISTANCE
The nominations will be reviewed by a selection committee consisting of previous award recipients and the NAMBE Advisory Board.
The ‘MBE Innovator Award’, sponsored by the NAMBE and Veeco, recognizes individuals whose innovative work has significantly advanced the field of molecular beam epitaxy (MBE). Individuals applying for the award must have outstanding credentials, and their innovative work must have had/or be having a significant impact on the advancement of MBE technology in one (or more) of the following four categories:
* Materials Research
* Device Development
* Device Commercialization
* Equipment Development
The award consists of a plaque and a check of $3,000. The deadline for accepting nominations is July 16, 2010.
The ‘NAMBE Young Investigator Award’, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the science and technology of MBE or enabled by MBE by the age of 35 and show promise of future leadership in the field. The nominees should have presented the cited work at one or more NAMBE conferences.
The award consists of a plaque and a check of $1,000. The deadline for accepting nominations is July 16, 2010.
Other awards include the ‘Outstanding Student Paper Award’. Two will be given based on the quality of the presentations, either oral or poster, made at the Conference. The student awards will be judged by a selection committee consisting of Program Committee members and Advisory Board members at the 2010 NAMBE Conference. The awards consist of a plaque and a check for $500.
A limited number of student travel awards are also available to provide financial assistance for students participating in the conference. The student's advisor must write a brief letter of support describing how attending NAMBE would benefit the student in his or her professional interests. Priority will be given to students that submit abstracts to the conference. Applicants should email a brief request for a travel award and a letter of support to firstname.lastname@example.org.