Agilent Early Career Professor Award

Finalists for the 2018 Agilent Early Career Professor Award
(in alphabetical order)

Congratulations to each of the finalists for the 2018 Agilent Early Career Professor Award for rising to the top of a very competitive group of nominees!

Selection Process - Next Steps for the 2018 award

2018 Focus: Alignment with the 2018 award focus: Contributions to the development and advancement of techniques and approaches for the study of the human microbiome, microbiome-host interactions and interaction between individual microbiome components.

  • 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 31, 2018.
  • The award winner will be announced by July 31, 2018.
  • 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.

 

Purpose of Award

  • 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 2018 award focus: Contributions to the development and advancement of techniques and approaches for the study of the human microbiome, microbiome-host interactions and interaction between individual microbiome components
  • Professor (see FAQ) completed Ph.D. (residency in case of M.D.'s or M.D.- Ph.D.'s) not earlier than January 2008

Award Information

  • An unrestricted award of a total of $100,000 in support of the professor's research paid to the university in two annual installments
    • 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 $100k
  • Engraved plaque commemorating award
  • Recognition on Agilent's website

2019 ECPA Award

  • Award focus, instructions and deadlines will be posted in October 2018.

 

 

Past Winners

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