The International Symposium for Compound Semiconductors is the venue for presentation of four prestigious awards. The awards to be made at ISCS 2012 are:
- The Welker Award
- The Quantum Device Award
- The Young Scientist Award
- The Best Student Paper Award
The Welker Award was established in 1976 by Siemens AG in honor of Heinrich Welker, the pioneer in the field of III-V compound semiconductors. The award is now supported by Osram GmbH and presented for outstanding and pioneering research in the area of III-V compound semiconductors.
The Quantum Device Award was initiated by Fujitsu Quantum Devices Ltd. in 2000 and is now sponsored by the Japanese Section of the ISCS Steering Committee. The award honors pioneering contributions to the field of compound semiconductor and quantum/nanostructure devices which have made a major impact in the past two decades. New device concepts and structures, device physics and modeling as well as device realization and characterization are areas included in the award.
The Young Scientist Award is supported by the Symposium. Established in 1986, the award acknowledges technical achievements in the field of compound semiconductors by a scientist younger than 40 years on the first day of the Symposium.
The Best Student Paper awardee will be selected by members of the program committee.
Nominations for the awards
Please submit nominations of candidates for the first three awards to the Chair of the Awards Committee, James J. Coleman by June 1, 2012. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The nominations must include:
1. All of the information requested on the nomination form
2. Candidates' full resume
Previous recipients of the Welker Award
Nick Holonyak, Jr., Cyril Hilsum, Hisayoshi Yanai, Gerald L. Pearson, Herbert Kroemer, Izuo Hayashi, Heinz Beneking, A.Y. Cho, Zhores I. Alferov, Jerry M. Woodall, Don W. Shaw, Greg Stillman, Lester F. Eastman, Harry C. Gatos, James Turner, Federico Capasso, Isamu Akasaki, Ben G. Streetman, M. George Craford, Takashi Mimura, Claude Weisbuch, James S. Harris (2000), Karl Hess (2001), Hiroyuki Sakaki (2002), Klaus Ploog (2003), James J. Coleman (2004), Hans Melchior (2005), Marc Ilegems (2006), Kenichi Iga (2007), Gunter Weimann (2008), P. Daniel Dapkus (2009), Pallab Bhattacharya (2010), Yasuhiko Arakawa (2011).
Previous recipients of the Quantum Device Award
Emilio E. Mendez and Gerald Bastard (2000), Leo P. Kouwenhoven, Mark A. Reed and Seigo Tarucha (2001), Yasuhiko Arakawa (2002), Pallab Bhattacharya (2003), Jean-Pierre Leburton (2004), Pierre Petroff (2005), Carlo Sirtori (2006), Umesh K. Mishra and James S. Speck (2007), Jean-Michel Gerard (2008), Joe Campbell (2009), Chennupati Jagadish (2010), Alan C. Seabaugh (2011).
Previous recipents of the Young Scientist Award
Russell D. Dupuis, Naoki Yokoyama, W.T. Tsang, Russ Fischer, Yasuhiko Arakawa, Sandip Tiwari, Umesh K. Mishra, Kai Chang, Michael A. Haase, John D. Ralston, Nikolai Ledentsov, Fred Kish, Steven P. Den Baars, Jerome Faist, Kohiki Mukai (2000), Masahiko Kondow (2001), Diana Huffaker (2002), Mike Larson (2003), Toshihide Kikkawa (2004), Nils Weimann (2005), Andrea Fiore (2006), Masataka Higashiwaki (2007), Jonathan J. Finley (2008), Seth R. Bank (2009), Tomás Palacios (2010), Yoshitaka Taniyasu (2011).
Previous recipient of the Best Student Paper Award
Georg Rossbach (2011).