Honors and Awards of the International Liquid Crystal Society
The ILCS has several different honors and awards for scientists and engineers at different career stages. These include: 1) The Glenn H. Brown Prizes for the best Ph.D. theses (four are usually awarded every two years); 2) The Michi Nakata Award for early career (postdoctoral) achievement; 3) The Samsung and LG Philips Display Mid-Career Awards (two separate awards); and 4) Election as Honored Member.
The ILCS Awards are given biennially (once every two years) at the International Liquid Crystal Conference (ILCC). General rules governing the process for solicitation of nominations and selection of the winners can be found in the ILCS Bylaws. The deadline for submission of nominations for all awards to be made at the 2012 ILCC is February 15, 2012.
The members of the Honors & Awards Committee are listed here.
Descriptions of the prizes and awards, eligibility, and nomination procedures can be accessed through the following links:
- Michi Nakata Prize for Early Career Achievements (introduced 2010)
- Mid Career Research Excellence Award (introduced 2008)