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Varian Young Investigator Award at ENC

ABOUT THE VARIAN YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD AT ENC

To honor the physicist, inventor and entrepreneur, Euromar and ICMRBS set up, for several years, the Russell Varian Prize. A group of anonymous donors have revived this award as the Varian Young Investigator Award and it will now be presented biennially at the ENC in odd-numbered years (2019, 2021, etc.) The Award will be presented and administered via ENC in the odd-numbered years and presented and administered via Euromar in the even-numbered years (2020, 2022, etc.) The recipient will receive a prize of $5,000.

About Russell Varian

  • After training with Philo Farnsworth Russell Varian, in 1937, invented the Klystron, a novel device for the generation of microwave radiation.
  • Being light enough to be carried in aircraft, the Klystron enabled all-weather radar and played a vital role in WW-II at the battle of Britain and the Battle of the Atlantic.
  • In 1948, Russell and his brother, Sigurd, founded Varian Associates, a pioneering high-tech company in what became Silicon Valley.
  • Besides being a brilliant innovator, Russel Varian was a socialist-leaning libertarian, a member of the ACLU and the Sierra Club. He died in 1959 while scouting Alaska for the setting for a new National Park

 

CALL FOR 2019 NOMINATIONS - Deadline is January 1, 2019 

The Varian Young Investigator Award at ENC is intended to recognize a single investigator, for his/her achievements in any area of magnetic resonance. The award is to be granted to people in the first 12 years after their Ph.D. This is a general guideline and exceptions will be considered. The Varian Young Investigator Award will be presented at the ENC in odd-numbered years (2019, 2021, etc.)

 

NOMINATIONS TO INCLUDE:

  • Name of nominee, with nominee's affiliation, phone, and e-mail
  • CV of the nominee
  • Name of nominator, address, phone, and e-mail
  • A brief (no more than 200 words) description of the work that forms the basis of the nomination
  • A list of up to five relevant publications. 

The deadline for nominations will be January 1 of the award year; self-nominations will not be accepted, but nominations by the selection committee (SC) members are welcomed. No previous winner of a Varian themed award will be considered. 

Decisions of the SC will be by a majority of those voting, with the Chair having a casting vote in the event of a tie. 


SUBMIT NOMINATIONS BY JANUARY 1, 2019 TO:

ENC - Varian Young Investigator Award at ENC
2019 Galisteo Street, Bldg i-1
Santa Fe, NM 87505 (USA)