Tang Prize in Sustainable Development

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VPR Internal Deadline
8/19/13

Funding Agency Deadline
9/30/13

Funding or Award Criteria
The Tang Prize in Sustainable Development recognizes innovation in, and application of science and technology in fields such as engineering and construction, energy, environment and ecology, which have contributed to human society and the sustainable development of the earth.

Eligibility
The Tang Prize shall be awarded for the most significant contribution in the Field in the two years – the Interval- (2012, 2013) preceding the year in which the Tang Prize is awarded (2014).

The completed work or achievement recognized by the prize must meet one of the following three criteria: (1) completed in the Interval, or (2) completed before the Interval but the significance became apparent in the Interval, or (3) completed before the Interval and significance of the research work or achievement became apparent before the Interval, but the research work or achievement remains pioneering during the Interval.

Applicable Field(s)
Engineering and construction, energy, environment and ecology.

# of Nominees Allowed
3 as UT nominees

VPR Required Documents
1. Completed nomination form: http://www.tang-prize.org/download/sustainability;
2. List of three references and complete contact information

Notes
For more information, please contact Liza Scarborough at 512-471-2877, or liza@austin.utexas.edu.

Nominee(s) Selected to Advance
Halil Berberoglu (Mechanical Engineering); Camille Parmesan (Integrative Biology)