Awards

Research Awards

Research awards promote the research of academic scientists within the first four years of joining the tenure track or research faculty of a North American University at the time the award is conferred. The awards, in the amount of $35,000 each, are presented annually and are fully supported by Bruker, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Waters Corporation.

How to Apply - Award Applications

Eligibility. Open to academic scientists within four years (at time award is presented) of joining their first tenure track faculty position or equivalent in a North American university at the time award is conferred. For 2021 the 4 years are July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2021. 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.

2020 Research Award Recipients

Sponsored by
Bruker
Research-Jones
Jace Jones
University of Maryland

 

Sponsored by
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Research-Guttman
Miklos Guttman
University of Washington

Sponsored by
Waters Corporation
Research-Webb
Ian K. Webb
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Past Recipients of Research Awards

2020
Jace Jones
Miklos Guttman
Ian K. Webb

2019
James F. Davies
Nicolas Young
Eleanor Browne

2018
Michael T. Marty
James S. Prell

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