BUCHI’s Young Scientist NIR Spectroscopy Award

2009 NIR Award Winner - Monica Casale

2009 NIR Award Winner - Monica Casale

BUCHI Corporation, a leading supplier of quality high-performance scientific laboratory and Near Infrared analysis instruments, is welcoming applications for the 2011 BUCHI Young Scientist NIR Award.

Since 2004, this Award has been presented to early-career scientists who had achieved outstanding results in the field of near-infrared (NIR)spectroscopy while working on their diploma or doctoral thesis. The value of the award for 2011 is $2,000.

As part of BUCHI’s continued commitment to leadership in, and advancement of, NIR technology, we encourage all interested parties to apply by submitting their results, which, ideally, highlight or represent new basic applications of NIR spectroscopy. Only one application per author is accepted. Papers may be submitted even if they have been previously published.

For more details, conditions, and rules concerning the application process, as well as to download the application form, please visit our detailed NIR Award page. A list of previous winners may be found here.

The deadline to be considered for this year’s BUCHI Young Scientist NIR Award is August 15, 2011. All applications will be judged by an international review panel of recognized experts including:

• Prof. Yukihiro Ozaki, Kwansei-Gakuin University, Kobe, Japan

• Prof. Tony Moffat, The School of Pharmacy, London, UK

• Dr. Mark Witkowski, US Food & Drug Administration, Columbus, USA

• Dr. Gerry Downey, Teagasc – Ashtown Food Research Center, Dublin, Ireland

• Prof. Marena Manley, Department of Food Science, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

The award announcement and presentation will be made at an appropriate future international scientific meeting, where the winner will also be provided the opportunity to present their results. Good luck and thank you for your involvement.