CAPEES Frontier Research Award

One CAPEES-UCEEF Frontier Research Award and one CAPEES-CARINA Frontier Research Award will be given in 2024, each recognizing an outstanding tenured or tenure-track professor who is considered a pioneer in a research area of Environmental Science and Engineering with original and widely recognized contributions. The awardee will receive an award certificate (or a plaque) and a cash award of $500. 

Eligibility Requirement:


Nomination Packages should include (1) a nomination letter from the nominator and (2) the full curriculum vitae of the nominee. To submit a nomination, please use the generic nomination form accessible through this link.

We encourage all eligible CAPEES members to submit your nominations by 03/31/2024. An award committee will be established after the nomination deadline to evaluate the award nomination packages and make award recommendations to the governing committee of CAPEES.

*The CAPEES-UCEEF Frontier Research Award is sponsored by the U.S. - China Environmental Education Foundation (UCEEF). UCEEF was founded in 2013 in New Jersey with the mission of promoting environmental education. As a 501 (c) 3 corporation, UCEEF strives to build a bridge of cooperation between American and Chinese environmental organizations and individuals through engagement of environmental studies and research projects that further promote environmental protection, awareness, and public education between US and China. 

The CAPEES-CARINA Frontier Research Award is sponsored by Carina Science & Health ( which is a supplier of high-quality and affordable lab equipment.

CAPEES is grateful to UCEEF and CARINA for endowing this award.