Agilent Early Career Professor Award
Finalists for the 2018 Agilent Early Career Professor Award
(in alphabetical order)
- Lawrence A. David, Duke University
- Iwijn De Vlaminck, Cornell University
- Noah W. Palm, Yale University
- Cristoph A. Thaiss, University of Pennsylvania
- Peter J. Turnbaugh, University of California San Francisco
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
- 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
- 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.