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Solicitation for Nomination

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Significant contributions to development of fusion nuclear technology are recognized by nominations to the Miya-Abdou Award. Details regarding the award are available on the website, and the ISFNT international Committee encourages colleagues to nominate peers meeting the award criteria. A monetary award is provided to the winning candidate

Solicitation for Nomination

The International Standing Committee (ISC) for the International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology (ISFNT) has approved a “MA-FNT Award”. This e-mail is a solicitation for nominations for the seventh award, which will be presented at ISFNT-12 in Jeju Island, South Korea, September 14-18, 2015. The deadline for the nominations is 31 May, 2015.


Title of Award
Miya-Abdou Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to the Field of Nuclear Technology (FNT). The award title is abbreviated as MA-FNT Award.

Objective of the Award
The award aims at acknowledging outstanding technical contributions to the field of Fusion Nuclear Technology at a young age. The technical contributions can be in any field that is within the scope of ISFNT. The award is intended for scientists and engineers of age 40 or younger on the first day of the calendar year in which the ISFNT occurs.

Award Prize
The winner of the award will receive $ 5,000 (five thousand) and a certificate plaque briefly citing his/her principal achievements.

When the Award will be given
The Award will be bestowed at every meeting of ISFNT. This solicitation of nomination is for the award to be given in ISFNT-12 in Jeju Island, South Korea, September 14-18, 2015.

Nomination Package
The nomination can be made by any individual. The nomination package shall have :
1) A nomination letter with adequate documentation of the nominee’s CV, technical contributions and accomplishments.
    The nomination letter must briefly summarize the principal outstanding accomplishments of the nominee.
    The nomination must certify that the nominee is at age 40 or younger on the first day of the calendar year in which the
    ISFNT occurs (1st January 2015).
2) Three (or more) letters from other scientists supporting the nomination.

Transmittal of Nomination Package
All nomination packages must be submitted electronically via e-mail to Prof. Akio Sagara
(NIFS) email : sagara.akio@LHD.nifs.ac.jp.


Deadline
The deadline for receiving nomination packages is 31 May, 2015.

On behalf of the “MA-FNT Award” Committee, I would like to encourage you to nominate qualified, outstanding young FNT scientists/ researchers/ engineers.

Best regards,
Akio Sagara
Chair MA-FNT Award Committee for 2015
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