CAPEES-Nanova Frontier Research Awards

In principle, one award will be given in 2023 to recognize 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 $1,000. In the case of having two highly qualified candidates, two awards may be conferred with each awardee receiving a certificate (or a plaque) and a cash award of $500.

Eligibility Requirement:

  1. Nominees must have either regular or lifetime CAPEES memberships at the time of nomination, but nominators do not have to be CAPEES members.

  2. Nominees from award nomination in previous years can be re-nominated, as long as the nominees still meet the eligibility requirement. The nominators may submit updated materials before the deadline.

  3. Members of the CAPEES Award Committee cannot nominate or be nominated for the awards during the period of service.

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 02/28/2023. 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.

* This award is made possible by the generous support from Nanova Environmental

( who has been supporting CAPEES since 2017.