Agilent Early Career Professor Award

Now accepting applications for the 2019 Award

2019 Focus: Contributions to the development of breakthrough artificial intelligence solutions advancing cancer diagnostics based on image analysis of pathology slides

 

The purpose of the Agilent Early Career Professor Award is to:

  • Promote and encourage excellent research enabling measurements of importance to Agilent Technologies and the world
  • Establish strong collaborative relationships between Agilent researchers and leading professors early in their career
  • Build the prominence of Agilent as a sponsor of university research

 

Selection Criteria

  • Significant original research contributions enabling measurements of importance to Agilent Technologies and the world
  • Outstanding potential for future research
  • Alignment with the 2019 Focus: Contributions to the development of breakthrough artificial intelligence solutions advancing cancer diagnostics based on image analysis of pathology slides
  • Professor completed Ph.D. (residency in case of M.D.'s or M.D. Ph.D's) not earlier than January 2009. See FAQ

Award Information

  • An unrestricted research award of $100,000 to be distributed in 2 years to university in the professor's name
    • Option to use all or part of award to obtain Agilent products at 50% discount
    • Option to accelerate payments to facilitate procurement of equipment with list price over $100,000
  • Engraved plaque commemorating award
  • Recognition on Agilent's website

Application Process for 2019:

  • 2019 Nomination Form (.doc, 63kb)
    The nomination form requires contact information, a summary of the nominee's qualifications and future directions (up to 1000 words), a nomination letter (up to 500 words) and a CV. Self-nominations are encouraged. Please do not include any proprietary information.
  • Nomination deadline – February 12, 2019.
  • Five finalists will be chosen from the pool of nominees by the Agilent Early Career Professor Award Committee using the criteria above. Finalists are announced by April 15, 2019.
  • Finalists are to submit two letters of recommendation addressing why the candidate is an excellent match to the award selection criteria along with a photo. Deadline – May 15, 2019
  • The award winner will be announced by July 10, 2019.
  • Award is bestowed upon professor in suitable ceremony. The winner's photo will be posted on the website.
  • Winner is invited to make a presentation at an Agilent site (at Agilent’s expense).
  • Past and present winners names are posted on the Agilent website along with articles highlighting the principal academic contributions for which the awardees were selected.

 

Past Winners

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