Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award

The Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award recognizes outstanding excellence in research and practice contributed to the field of biochemical engineering by a young community member.

About the award

The Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award was launched in 2009, originally on a biennial basis, then annually since 2011. The prize recognizes outstanding excellence in research and practice contributed to the field of biochemical engineering by a young community member.


Winners

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Nomination process

Candidates for the award must be self-nominated and must submit an abstract to the one of two alternating conferences – either ECI's Biochemical and Molecular Engineering conferences (odd years) or ESBES’ European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences (even years) – to be considered. The selected candidate must also attend the meeting and be prepared to present in order to receive the award. Candidate applications must consist of the following materials:

  1. Nominee's curriculum vitae
  2. Statement of up to two pages describing the nominee's accomplishments and impact in the field of biochemical engineering
  3. A copy of an abstract to be considered for presentation at the Biochemical and Molecular Engineering Conference
  4. Up to two published works by the candidate
  5. Up to two letters of support

The above items should be sent by the nominee as a single pdf file to John Coca, j.coca@elsevier.com.


Ceremony

The award consists of a cash prize of 2,500 U.S. Dollars and a plaque presented at the sponsoring conference. The award recipient presents a keynote lecture at the sponsoring conference and is also invited to compose a review article for the Biochemical Engineering Journal and join the editorial board of the journal.