THE JOHN H. S. LEE YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD SPONSORED BY FM GLOBAL

The purpose of the award is to encourage young scientists to undertake research in the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems.

Up to two Awards are to be presented at the 26th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems. Recipients must be either students or combustion scientists who have received their PhD (or equivalent) within the last three years before the Colloquium, and an author of a paper accepted for the Colloquium.

The Award will include a cash prize of US $500, reimbursement of documented lodging and meal expenses up to US $750 or equivalent in local currency, plus waiver of the registration fee at the Colloquium, including banquet and social events.

Nomination for the Award can be made by anyone familiar with the accomplishments of the nominee. The nominee must attend the 26th Colloquium and present her/his paper personally.

The nomination package will consist of:

  1. A cover letter by the nominator that acts as a letter of recommendation
  2. A nominee information package including:
    1. Name, email and current mailing address
    2. Affiliation and position
    3. Current educational vitae
    4. A list of journal and peer-reviewed conference publications
    5. A list of recent accomplishments (restricted to 1 page)

Nominations should be submitted via email by April 15th, addressed to:

Kaoru Maruta
Chair, 26th ICDERS Awards Committee
maruta@ifs.tohoku.ac.jp