Young Investigator Award

About the Award

The Young Investigator award recognizes a CRS member, who has made outstanding contributions in the science of controlled release, and is 40 years of age or younger in the year the award is presented.

Nomination Process

In addition to completing the online form. The following items are to be saved as pdf files and emailed directly to by January 15.

  1. Nomination letter from the nominator outlining key accomplishments of the candidate.
  2. Two additional supporting recommendation letters are required and are the responsibility of the sponsor.
  3. A CV of the candidate with the following:
    • Awards and honors
    • Memberships in societies
    • Service to societies
    • Research grants received
    • Publications, grouped as: refereed publications, nonrefereed publications, proceedings, abstracts, patents, other publications. Include publications in press but not submitted or in preparation.
    • Other activities

To renominate a candidate it is the responsibility of the nominator to obtain updated letters of references and an updated CV and resubmit the online form.

Nomination Form

Selection Process

The Young Investigator Award Committee will be responsible for the selection of the awardee.


The awardee will receive an award and be recognized duruing the award ceremony at the CRS Annual Meeting.

Past Recipients


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