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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, China. 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.


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. 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, 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 Scientist Prize are awarded by the International Association of Catalysis Societies. The nominated person for the Young Scientist Prize must be the presenting author, as oral or poster, and must not be older than 35 years at the end of the current ICC. Each prize consists of a certificate and a reimbursement of the registration fee of the current ICC.
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