Awards Nomination

Awards Nomination | IAAM

International Association of Advanced Materials has always striven to recognize the immense amount of hard work and dedication that goes into conducting research in an interdisciplinary field like Materials Science and Technology. To express its regard for the profound accomplishments of the scientific elites, scientists, and researchers, IAAM organizes an award assembly in each of its conference.

During this assembly, the association confers upon the deserving delegates some of the highest honours, awards, and accolades of the industry. It is the hope of IAAM that by regularly honouring the researchers and scientists with prestigious honours like Advanced Materials Award, IAAM Medal, IAAM Scientist Medal, Advanced Materials Laureate, Researcher of the Year, and many more, it can express its  can express its respect to the contributions of the researchers and also inspire the next generation.

IAAM invites nominations for all the awards and honours that it imparts. The interested parties can nominate themselves and their fellow members of the community as well. For the eligibility criteria and the selection procedure, the user is requested to visit the dedicated pages of each award.

Rules and eligibility

The nomination for all the IAAM awards is open to scientists, researchers, and professionals who have made exceptional breakthroughs in a field of materials science, engineering, and technology. The consideration of a nomination by the awards committee of IAAM is not influenced or affected by the field of materials or the kind of approach used to reach the results or the breakthrough ideas. However, the consideration is impacted by the importance and the value of the breakthrough result, especially for the materials community and the general public.

Eligibility for Nominators

  • The nominators are required to be members of the International Association of Advanced Materials.
  • There can only be one nominator in a nomination. Moreover, the letter or the intimation should be written by the nominator only.
  • If the members of IAAM selection committee wish to file a nomination for an award, they can only do so for the awards that they are not judging for.
  • The nominators are expected to nominate an individual. However, since breakthrough ideas can involve more than one person, the nominators are allowed to nominate more multiple individuals under a single nomination only.
  • In case of multiple individuals, the nominators are required to show that each person has contributed almost equally.
  • The nominators should strictly make sure that there is no bias or personal interest involved and that it does not impact any nomination.

Eligibility for Nominees

  • The nominees are not required to be member of the International Association of Advanced Materials.
  • There can only be one nominator in a nomination. Moreover, the letter or the intimation should be written by the nominator only.
  • The accomplishments in question should be specific to the IAAM award.
  • If an individual has been honoured with a particular award, he is not eligible to be nominated for that award again.
  • Nominations can remain active for several years.


Please note that the IAAM administration and the Awards committee are solely responsible for evaluating all the nominations and decide the final verdict for the awards. The decision of the IAAM Awards committee shall be deemed as final.

Procedure for submission:

The members of International Association of Advanced Materials can login on the IAAM members’ section on the website using their credentials and file in the nominations that they wish to.
To submit a nomination, kindly fill out the following form with all the required details,

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