Call for Nominations: 2017 Emerging Leader in Atomic Spectroscopy

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magazine is seeking nominations for a new award, the Emerging Leader in Atomic Spectroscopy Award.   The


Emerging Leader in Atomic Spectroscopy Award recognizes the achievements and aspirations of a talented young atomic spectroscopist who has made strides early in his or her career toward the advancement of atomic spectroscopy techniques and applications.   The winner must be within 10 years of receiving his or her highest academic degree in the year the award is granted.   The award, which includes a crystal award and a certificate, will be presented in a plenary session at the 2017 European Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry (February 19–24, 2017). The winner will also be featured in an article in a print issue of


and in an interview that will be published in our electronic newsletter and on the




To nominate a candidate, please e-mail the following documents to Laura Bush, the editorial director of


, at


1. Nomination form


Using this form, please provide the following information about the person you are nominating:

  • Candidate’s full name

  • Current job title

  • Organization

  • Business address

  • Year highest academic degree was earned and from where (List degree, year, institution, and location): Important: Candidates must be within 10 years of receiving their highest degree in the year the award is granted. 

  • Area(s) of focus of work

  • Please list the candidate’s five most important pieces of work (such as papers in peer-reviewed journals, technical reports written in an industrial community, or other) and explain briefly the significance of each. 

  • Other key contributions to the field of atomic spectroscopy not captured above

  • Number of publications

  • Number of oral and poster presentations at scientific conferences

  • Service provided to the scientific community, such as volunteer work in scientific societies, work as a journal reviewer, and so on

  • Key awards and honors

2. Letter of support

Please include one letter of support from a member of the atomic spectroscopy community  

3. CV

Please provide a current resume or CV of the candidate in a Word or PDF file.  

4. Photo

Include a high-resolution headshot of the nominee in a .JPG format  

Submission Deadline for the 2017 award: May 16, 2016

  Questions about the submission process should be directed to Laura Bush, the editorial director of


, at

or +1.732.346.3020.