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Prize Announcement2013-1-12 8:56:45

The IUPAC Prof. Jiang Novel Materials Youth Prize is presented every two years on the occasion of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry – International Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis (IUPAC NMS). The winners for this Prize in 2011 are Prof. Zhibo Li and Prof. Jr-Hau He. The next IUPAC conference, NMS-IX, will be held in Shanghai, China, between 17-22 October, 2013.
Sponsored jointly by IUPAC, Prof. Yingyang Jiang and the Organization Committee of NMS, the prize is awarded to a scientist under 40 years of age whose research has had a major impact on novel chemical materials including their characterization, performance and/or application.
The purpose of establishing this prize is to promote international collaboration and understanding between developed and developing countries. The prize is given on the basis of scientific merit for independent research dealing with novel materials in the broadest context of fine chemicals, polymers, energy storage and conversion, nano materials and the other chemicals. Candidates must be not above 40 years of age as of January 1, 2013 in which the prize is awarded and should also have an experience of at least 6 months of graduate studying or working in at least one developed country and at least one developing country.