Guinier Prize

The Guinier Prize is given for lifetime achievement, a major breakthrough, or an outstanding contribution to the field of small-angle scattering.

Call for Nominations for the 2018 Guinier Prize

The SAS2018 Organizing Committee and the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) Commission on Small-angle Scattering will present a prize of US$5000 in honour of the great scientist and ‘father’ of small-angle scattering Professor A. Guinier at SAS2018. The Guinier prize is given for lifetime achievement, a major breakthrough or an outstanding contribution to the field of small-angle scattering.

 

Nominations for the 2018 Guinier prize are now being sought. A nomination should contain:

(i)      justification for the nomination (max one page),

(ii)     a brief CV for the nominated person and

(iii)    a list of major publications.

Nominations should be sent by e-mail by April 30, 2018 with the subject heading “Guinier Prize” to: Chair of the SAS2018 Program Committee (sas2018tc@gmail.com) and Chair of the IUCr SAS Commission, U-Ser Jeng (usjeng@nsrrc.org.tw).

The prize jury will be composed of 5 members, 3 representatives from the SAS-2018 Organizing/Program Committee and 2 from the IUCr SAS commission.

The winner of the 2018 Guinier prize will be announced at the opening session of SAS2018 and invited to present a plenary lecture at the SAS2018 conference in Traverse City.

Previous recipients of the Guinier prize

  • 2015 – Sow-Hsin Chen (MIT, USA)
  • 2012 – Otto Glatter (University of Graz, Austria)
  • 2009 – Vittorio Luzzati (Centre de Génétique Moléculaire, CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France)
  • 2006 – Heinrich B. Stuhrmann (GKSS Forschungszentrum Geesthacht, Germany)
  • 2002 – Michael Agamalian (ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN, USA)
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