Pioneers of Miniaturisation Lecture 2013 – deadline extended to 22nd July!

Send your nominations for the Pioneers of Miniaturisation Lectureship to Lab on a Chip Managing Editor Harp Minhas by 22nd July!

Miniaturisation plays a significant role in our daily lives as all our handheld devices become smaller and other larger devices become handheld or desktop based and this trend is set to continue. The use of micro and nano fluidic technologies will impact on a diverse range of industries ranging from their use in motor cars, through health improvement applications to their use in protecting national and environmental security needs.

At Lab on a Chip, we strongly believe in this technology and have been willing to show the necessary commitment and financial support to back the development of this research community. It is in this vein we present this award to honour and support the up and coming, next generation pioneers in this field of endeavour. So the Lab on a Chip Journal will again join forces with Corning Incorporated to award the eighth ‘Pioneers of Miniaturisation’ Lectureship at µTAS, including a certificate of recognition and a prize of $5000. The lectureship will be presented at the µTAS 2013 Conference in Freiburg, Germany.

Who should you nominate?

The award is for early to mid-career scientists (nominees must be no older than 45 by the closing date for nominations).
The award is for extraordinary or outstanding contributions to the understanding or development of miniaturised systems. This will be judged mainly through their top 1-3 papers and/or an invention documented by patents/or a commercial product. Awards and honorary memberships may also be considered.The awardee is required to give a short lecture at the µTAS Conference in the same year.

The 2012 Pioneers of Miniaturisation Lectureship was awarded to Professor Andrew deMello, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. 

See here for further information, including past winners.

Nominations to Lab on a Chip Managing Editor Harp Minhas by 22nd July

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