Agilent Early Career Professor Award
Finalists for the 2019 Agilent Early Career Professor Award
(in alphabetical order)
- Iman Hajirasouliha, Weill Cornell Medical College
- Saeed Hassanpour, Dartmouth College
- Roarke W. Horstmeyer, Duke University
- Daniel A. Orringer, University of Michigan Medical School
- Kun-Hsing Yu, Harvard Medical School
Congratulations to each of the finalists for the 2019 Agilent Early Career Professor Award for rising to the top of a very competitive group of nominees!
Selection Process - Next Steps for the 2019 award
2019 Focus: Contributions to the development of breakthrough artficial intelligence solutions advancing cancer diagnostics based on image analysis of pathology slides.
- 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 20, 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.
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 2019 award focus: Contributions to the development of breakthrough artificial intelligence solutions advancing cancer diagnostics based on image analysis of pathology slides.
- Professor (see FAQ) completed Ph.D. (residency in case of M.D.'s or M.D.- Ph.D.'s) not earlier than January 2009
- 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
2020 ECPA Award
- Award focus, instructions and deadlines will be posted in October 2019.