IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Low Temperature Physics

IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Low Temperature Physics

Nominations are being sought for the Young Scientist Prize in Low Temperature Physics, which will be awarded by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics through the Commission C5 (Low Temperature Physics) in 2014. The prize will be awarded during the 27th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics (LT27) to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 6 - 13, 2014. The Prize includes a medal, the sum approved by IUPAP, and an invited presentation to be made at LT27.

The nominee is expected to have made original and outstanding contributions to the field of low temperature physics. If the work was performed in collaboration, the leading personal contribution of the recipient to the achievement must be clearly identifiable. Nominees for the prize should by January 5, 2014 have a maximum of 8 years of research experience (excluding career interruption) following the award of PhD.

Nominations should include:

  • A letter of not more than 1,000 words evaluating the nominee's achievements and identifying the specific work to be recognized.
  • Curriculum vitae that identifies all publications.
  • A brief biographical sketch not to exceed two pages.
  • Suggested text for the award citation.

Self-nominations will not be considered. Nominations should be sent to the chair of IUPAP C5: preferably by web upload (http://lt.riken.jp/iupap/young_scientist/prize.shtml), e-mail with attachments (e-mail: kkono@riken.jp), or by regular mail (Dr. K. Kono, Low Temperature Physics Laboratory, RIKEN, Hirosawa 2-1, Saitama, 351-0198 Japan).

Deadline for receipt of nominations is January 5 31, 2014.

Electronic submission should be made by a single PDF file, which contains all the information listed above.

Nomination page