The SNO Emerging Investigator designation gives recognition to emerging scientists and engineers working in the area of sustainable nanotechnology. In recognition of this designation, a certificate will be presented at the 2017 SNO Conference and a free Environmental Science: Nano outside front cover slot will be provided to the winner for a published article authored in the journal, offering high visibility to the winner’s research.
Criteria and eligibility include:

  1. Investigators who are within the first 10 years post Ph.D.
  2. An impactful body of independent work and publications in the area of sustainable nanotechnology: environmental, societal, or economic.
  3. Attendance at the 2017 SNO Conference in Los Angeles, California November 5th - 7thand a high quality paper submission to Environmental Science: Nano within one year after receiving the award (will be provided with an outside front cover slot in the issue the article is published in)

The nomination consists of a single (1-page max) nomination letter, a second (1-page max) support letter and a 2-page CV (self-nominations are not accepted). The nomination letter should describe how the nominee’s research impacts the field of sustainable nanotechnology. The support letter should focus on the nominee’s teaching, service and leadership in the field of sustainable nanotechnology. Both the nomination and support letters can be made by SNO members and Environmental Science: Nano Editorial and Advisory Board members.  Nominations are not restricted to the US or UK).

Letters and cv are due to Environmental Science: Nano Editor-in-Chief Vicki H. Grassian (vhgrassian@ucsd.edu) by September 15, 2017.   

The selected Emerging Investigator will be honored at the SNO Awards dinner on Monday, November 6, 2017.