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IACS will present two awards at the next ICC in San Diego – the International Catalysis Award and the Heinz Heinemann Award. The recipients of these awards will be selected by the IACS Awards Committee and be announced in due time. Both recipients will be invited to present a plenary lecture at the 17th ICC in San Diego, US. More details about the IACS Awards could be found below.

The nomination package, in addition to the nomination form reported below, should contain the following elements:
1. A nomination letter with the identification and evaluation of the accomplishments on which the nomination is based (maximum of two double spaced pages).
2. Curriculum Vitae and Publication list (including books and patents). Maximum 3 pages, with no more than 10 publications relevant to the nomination.
3. List of selected plenary and keynote lectures. Maximum 1 page.


The recipients for the IACS awards will be pubblically announced during an award cerimony in San Diego (US) during ICC 2020. They will both present an award lecture.

SEE at the end of this page the list of the awarded for ICC2020 Young Scientists Travel Support Prize


IACS 2020 AWARD NOMINATION FORM
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IACS AWARDS Instructions

The International Association of Catalysis Societies (IACS) will present two awards  at the 17th ICC in San Diego (June 14-19, 2020) - the International Catalysis Award and the Heinz Heinemann Award. Please note that the deadline for nominations is September 30, 2019 (postponed to October 15th, 2019). All nominations should be submitted to the Secretary of the IACS by email to the following address: fuentes@cnyn.unam.mx. The recipients of these awards will be selected by the IACS Awards Committee, and it is planned to inform the recipients by January 15, 2020. Both recipients will be invited to present an award lecture at the 17th ICC in San Diego.

1) International Catalysis Award
The International Catalysis Award will be given to recognize and encourage individual contributions by a young person in the field of catalysis, such as the discovery of the significant improvement of a catalytic process, or an important contribution to the understanding of catalytic phenomena. The recipient must not have passed her/his 45th birthday by May 1 of the award year. The Award consists of a plaque and a check for $5,000.

2) Heinz Heinemann Award
The Heinz Heinemann Award will be given to an individual or a group for significant contributions to catalysis science and technology achieved during past 8-10 years. The Award consists of a plaque and a check for $5,000.

3) Nomination Procedure
Nomination of the awards should be made at least 8th months in advance with respect to the date of the International Congress on Catalysis (e.g. September 30, 2019 - postponed to October 15th, 2019, for the awards made at the 17th ICC), and should include a critical evaluation of the significance of the nominee`s published work and related Citation Report , as well as a statement about the particular contribution on which the nomination is based. Nominations should also include the nominee's qualifications, accomplishments and biography. Nomination documents, along with no more than four letters of support, should be submitted electronically as a single PDF file to the Secretary of the International Association of Catalysis Societies (fuentes@cnyn.unam.mx).The recipient will be required to give an award lecture on her/his research as part of the International Congress on Catalysis at which the award is conferred (i.e. 17th ICC, San Diego US, June 14-19, 2020).

4) Selection of Award Recipients
Selection of the award recipients will be made by an International Committee composed of renowned scientists or engineers. This Committee will be appointed by the President of the International Association of Catalysis Societies, subsequent to proposals from the Executive Committee of the International Association of Catalysis Societies. Posthumous awards will be made only when knowledge of the winner's death is received after the announcement of the International Committee's decision.

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IACS Heinz Heinemann Award past recipients:
- 2016: Paolo Fornasiero
- 2012 Graham Hutchings,
- 2008: James A. Dumesic
- 2004: Can Li
IACS International Catalysis Award past recipients:
- 2016: David Farrusseng
- 2012: Bert M. Weckhuysen
- 2008: John F. Hartwig




2016 Heinz Heinemann Award
Paolo Fornasiero


2016 International Catalysis Award
David Farrusseng


Young Scientists Travel Support Prize
   

Young Scientists Travel Support Prize are awarded by the International Association of Catalysis Societies. The nominated person must be the presenting author, as oral or poster, and must not be older than 35 years at the end of the current ICC 2020. Each prize consists of a certificate and a contribution o 500 US$ for the registration fee of the current ICC 2020. Up to 50 Young Scientists Travel Support Prize will be given. A certificate will be given during an award cerimony in San Diego (ICC 2020).

RULES
  • for young researchers below 35 age  (no distinction if before or after PhD); they need to have presented an abstract that has been accepted to ICC2020
  • nr. 50 of 500 US$ each; the students will receive (in addition to a certificate given during an award ceremony in san Diego) a personal code to discount their registration fee (e.g. if they are PhD students and made the early registration, this amount will cover in full registration, otherwise the registration fee will be deduced of 500 US$).
  • the selection will be made in two steps: IACS Council delegates (one per country) will made 3-4 max nominations (from their country, and in ranking order), and then a Board Committee will made the selection. The nomination should contains 1) name and age of the nominee, 2) status (PhD, post-doc etc.), 3) title and code of the accepted abstract, 4) few lines of motivations for each nominee.  Based on indications received, a ranking will be made, giving priority to PhD students and from less favoured regions or with less participation to ICC.


  • 87 nominations from the IACS Council have been received, one of which not eligible (above the age of 35 years). Of these, the following 50 have been selected by the Selection Committee for the ICC2020 Young Scientists Travel Support Prize . As indicated in the rules above, they are entitled of 500 US$ discount of their registration fee, and will receive a certificate given during an award ceremony in San Diego meeting

    List in alphabetical order of recipients of the ICC2020 Young Scientists Travel Support Prize

    Jaroslav Aubrecht
    Koen Wynand Bossers
    Thomas Burger
    Samuel Carlier
    Karolina Chałupka
    Roberto Fiorenza
    Marianna Gambino
    George Giannakakis
    Geun-Ho Han
    Max Huelsey
    Satoshi Ishikawa
    Hyun Seung Jung
    John Keogh
    Yongwoo Kim
    Tomáš Kiška
    Takayuki Kojima
    Samira Fatma Kurtoglu
    Kelvin Kwok
    Thomas Len
    Stine Lervold
    Li Li
    Liliana Patrícia Lima Gonçalves,
    Lorenz Lindenthanl
    Zong-Hui Liu
    Lichen Liu
    Shida Liu
    Hongfei Ma
    Sinqobile V. L. Mahlaba
    Aryane Azevedo Marciniak
    Jim Mensah
    Isaac Meza-Trujillo
    Thulani Nyathi
    Carla Alexandra Orge Fonseca
    Mateus Freitas Paiva
    Alessandro Piovano
    Violetta Pospelova
    Matthew E. Potter
    Shaine Raseale
    Anna Rokicińska
    Amit Sahu
    Małgorzata Smoliło
    Vera Truttmann
    Luis Virla
    Helena Yuan Wang
    Jijie Wang
    Eike Sebastian Welter
    Shunji Xie
    Takeharu Yoshii
    Diego Zapater
    Muhammad Zubair


      
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