Ahmed Zewail Award in Ultrafast Science and Technology
Purpose: To recognize outstanding and creative contributions to fundamental discoveries or inventions in ultrafast science & technology in areas of physics, chemistry, biology, or related fields.
Nature: The award will consist of $5,000 and a certificate. Up to $2,500 for travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed.
Eligibility: The award will be for outstanding and creative contributions by a nominee to fundamental discoveries or inventions in ultrafast science and technology in the areas of physics, chemistry, biology, or related fields regardless of race, gender, age, religion, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, presence of disabilities, and educational background. The recipient will have conducted original and insightful research that has had a significant impact on the field of ultrafast science and technology.
Deadline: November 1 (annual review).
Establishment & Support: The award was established in 2005 and is supported by the Ahmed Zewail Endowment Fund, established by the Newport Corporation.
American Chemical Society
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Washington, D.C. 20036-4801
2018: Xiaoyang Zhu
2017: Stephen R. Leone
2016: Andrei Tokmakoff
2015: Shaul Mukamel
2014: Michael D. Fayer
2013: David M. Jonas
2012: Keith A. Nelson
2011: Charles B. Harris
2010: Paul Corkum
2009: Margaret M. Murnane and Henry Kapteyn
2008: Graham R. Fleming
2007: Robin M. Hochstrasser