2013 AKPA Outstanding Young Research Award
Solicitation for Nominees
In order to recognize and promote excellence in research by outstanding young ethnic Korean physicists in North America, the Outstanding Young Researcher Award (OYRA) has been awarded annually since 1994 by the Association of Korean Physicists in America (AKPA). The list of previous recipients is available on the AKPA webpage.
Candidates are limited to ethnic Korean physicists who are working at research universities/institutions or industrial/government laboratories in North America. At the time of nomination, each candidate should be within five years from completion of his/her Ph.D. dissertation. For 2013 nomination, each candidate should have his/her Ph.D. awarded on or after January 1, 2007. Exceptions to this eligibility can be allowed for extenuating circumstances, such as military service or extended medical leave. The award committee will review such cases to determine their eligibility.
Nomination Deadline: November 15, 2012
Supporting Documents Deadline: December 15, 2012
One or two award winners will be selected by the Award Committee. The winners will be announced early in 2013. The award of $1,500 with a plaque will be presented at the AKPA annual meeting, which will be held in conjunction with an American Physical Society Meeting in the Spring. The exact location of the annual meeting and time will be announced later.