Awards and Grants|
The AAIC calls on its members to submit nominations each year for any or all of the five different awards to be presented at the Annual Meeting. A list of previous winners can be found below. Awards are not necessarily given each year. Remember, awards can only be given if the Awards Committee receives nominations. Please take time to nominate those you feel are deserving of special recognition of their work.
The awards are as follows:
A.E. Thompson Career Achievement Award
This award was established to honor Dr. A.E. (Tommy) Thompson for his many achievements and lasting contributions to the AAIC and the development of industrial crops and products. This award is given to a person who throughout his or her career has made significant contributions to the development and/or utilization of industrial crops and/or products.
Outstanding Researcher Award
This award is given to a person who has conducted significant research in the field of industrial crops and/or products.
Gail H. Dahlquist Special Recognition Award
This award is given to a person who has effectively promoted the study and/or development of industrial crops and/or products.
AAIC Student of the
AAIC-International Flora Technology Student
Award for Outstanding Contributions to Jojoba Research
Each division will have the option of presenting a “Best Annual Meeting Paper Award” (certificate) for oral and poster presentations. The awards chairs and committee will determine the winners. There must be a minimum of three oral papers or posters presented in the division session for an award to be made.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL AWARDS
The following must be included in the nomination package:
SUBMISSION DEADLINE & INSTRUCTIONS
The completed nomination packet must be received by July 31, 2013. Packets should be sent to the Past-President:
Colleen McMahan, Ph.D.
USDA, ARS, WRRC
Phone: (510) 559-5816
Past AAIC Award Winners