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First Annual VINSE Best Graduate Student Publication – seeking nominations

Posted by on Friday, August 27, 2021 in News.

VINSE is seeking faculty nominations for the first annual VINSE Best Graduate Student Research Publication Award. This award will come with a plaque, $1,000 cash prize, and an opportunity to present at NanoDay.

Eligibility requires:

  • work be in one or more of VINSE’s six research thrusts (nano bio/medicine, nano computation, nano electronics, nano energy, nano materials and/or nano optics)
  • first author must be a current graduate student (registered in fall 2021 semester)
  • publication in print between June 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021

VINSE faculty can nominate a paper to be considered for this award, please complete the nomination form by 5 pm on Thursday, September 30. The nomination letter, which should be a maximum of one page in length and is an essential component of the evaluation, must clearly describe the content of the paper; highlight the contributions made by the lead author; and make a compelling case for the significance of the contribution and its impact on the field.