Prizes and Awards
The Nanoscience Prize 2011 has been awarded to Prof. John J. Boland for "His outstanding contribution to nanoscience and nanotechnology using scanning probe microscopy and spectroscopy".
John J. Boland is Professor of Chemistry and Director of the CRANN Nanoscience Institute, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. He received a PhD from Caltech, worked as a Staff Scientist at IBM Research in NY, and appointed the J.J. Hermans Chair Professor of Chemistry and Applied Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He joined the School of Chemistry at TCD in 2001 as SFI Principal Investigator. He is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy; a Fellow of Trinity College, the American Vacuum Society (AVS) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
After the ceremony, Prof. Boland will present a Plenary talk entitled "Controlling nanoscale connectivity: a route to novel materials and devices".
Young Scientist Prize
A Young Scientist Prize will be awarded for the best contribution of young scientist (post-graduates and scientist under 30).
Participants willing to apply are asked to send an informal application to
Deadline for application is July 1, 2011.