Young Investigator Award

About the Award

The Controlled Release Society Young Investigator Award recognizes a current Controlled Release Society member, who has made outstanding contributions in the science of controlled release. 


  • Nominee must be a current CRS member
  • Nominee must be 40 years of age or younger as of December 31 in the year the award is presented.

Nomination Process - Closed

Selection Process

The Young Investigator Award Committee will make the selection of the awardee.


  • Award Plaque and recognition at the Annual Meeting
  • $3,000 USD Honorarium presented at the Annual Meeting
  • Awardee will present the "Young Investigator Award Lecture" during the Annual Meeting
  • Awardee will receive complimentary Annual Meeting registration
  • Awardee will receive complimentary ticket to the closing banquet
  • Awardee comes the Deputy Chair for the award committee the following year

2023 Recipient:


Amirali Popat


Past Recipients