Awards

Research Awards

Research awards promote academic research in mass spectrometry by young scientists in mass spectrometry. The awards, in the amount of $35,000 each, are presented annually are full supported by Thermo Fisher Scientific and Waters Corporation. The program was originated by Robert Finnigan in 1985.
    

Award Applications

Eligibility. Open to academic scientists within four years of joining their first tenure track faculty position or equivalent in a North American university. Applicants may not have previously received an award under this program. Applicants must be members of ASMS.

Fiscal Requirements for Award Winners. The awards of $35,000 each will be made to a university in the name of the selected individual and for the researcher’s exclusive use. In accepting this award, the institution will agree not to charge overhead on the funds.

How to Apply. 
First, complete and submit the online application. Second, insure that required letters are sent by email. Applicant's dossier is not considered complete until required letters are received by info [at] asms [dot] org. Letters must be received by November 30 deadline.

Deadline for complete dossiers is November 30. 

Items Needed for Online Application
  • Fiscal proposal and justification (one-page)
  • List of current research support
  • Research proposal, including references, figures, etc. (three pages max.)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of support (provide the name and email of letter writers). Actual letters to be submitted directly to info [at] asms [dot] org.

2017 Recipient

Award sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Peter Nemes
University of Maryland, College Park


2017 Recipient

Award sponsored by Waters Corporation

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Abraham Badu-Tawiah
The Ohio State University
    

Past Recipients of Research Awards

2017

Abraham Badu-Tawiah
Peter Nemes

2016
Ronghu Wu
Etiene Garand

2015
Michael Bereman
Alexander Ivanov

2014
Kerri A. Pratt
Zhibo Yang

2013
Matthew Bush
Yu Xia

2012
Ileana M. Cristea
Sharon J. Pitteri 

2011
Brandon Ruotolo
Judit Villen

2010
Hao Chen
Sarah Trimpin 

2009
Zheng Ouyang
Benjamin A. Garcia

2008
Daniel E. Austin
Nicholas C. Polfer
John A. McLean

2007
Rebecca Jockusch
Joshua J. Coon
Gavin E. Reid

2006
Weiguo Andy Tao
Heather Desaire
Ryan Julian

2005
Kristina Hăkansson
Facundo Fernandez
Yinsheng Wang

2004
Lingjun Li
Michael J. MacCoss
Ethan R. Badman

2003
Michael A. Freitas
Giuseppe Petrucci
Andrea Grottoli

2002
Richard Vachet
Leonid Zhigilei
Victor Ryzhov

2001
Neil L. Kelleher
Michael C. Fitzgerald
Deborah S. Gross

2000
John Klassen
Igor A. Kaltashov
Elaine Marzluff

1999
William Price
David Muddiman
Kevin Downard
Michael Bartlet

1998
Patrick Limbach
Troy Wood
Paul Wenthold
George Agnes
Mary T. Rodgers

1997
David E. Clemmer
Donald E. Riederer
M. Judith Charles

1996
John R. Yates
Xue-jun Tang

1995
Kermit K. Murray
Lee Sunderlin

1994
Evan R. Williams
Kimberly A. Prather
1993
Susan Graul
Robert Levis
1992
Vicki H. Wysocki
Kevin L. Schey
1991
Chrys Wesdemiotis
Hilkka Kenttamaa

1990
Kenneth Leopold
Jennifer Brodbelt

1989
Jonathan Amster
Steven Kass

1988
Lloyd Smith
Denley Jacobson

1987
Philip Brucat
Susan Olesik

1986
Gregory Gellene
Joseph Grabowski