Beginning with the Lyon meeting in 1998, SENIOR and JUNIOR AWARDS have been presented at the International Conference on Multiphase Flows. Starting with ICMF 2019 the awards will be sponsored by the International Journal of Multiphase Flow (IJMF) and Elsevier.
The SENIOR AWARD recognizes an individual's significant scientific/technical contributions to the field of multiphase flow research, as well as outstanding leadership in promoting scholarship, research, development and education in this field. At ICMF 2019 a prize of 5000 US$ will be awarded, courtesy of IJMF and Elsevier.
Past recipients of the Senior Award:
• Thomas Hanratty (Lyon 1998)
• Clayton Crowe (New Orleans 2001)
• Andrea Prosperetti (Yokohama 2004)
• Geof Hewitt (Leipzig 2007)
• Gad Hetsroni (Florida 2010)
• John Eaton (Jeju 2013)
• Said Elghobashi (Florence 2016)
The JUNIOR AWARD recognizes significant scientific/technical breakthroughs in the field of multiphase flow research made by a researcher younger than 40 years at the date of the Award presentation. At ICMF 2019 a prize of 2000 US$ will be awarded, courtesy of IJMF and Elsevier.
Past recipients of the Junior Award:
• Howard Hu (Lyon 1998)
• Not awarded (New Orleans 2001)
• Fumio Takemura (Yokohama 2004)
• Christophe Clanet (Leipzig 2007)
• Neelesh Patankar (Florida 2010)
• Not awarded (Jeju 2013)
• Olivier Desjardins (Florence 2016)
Article 13 of the ICMF by-laws entitled "Awards Committee" states:
“The Awards Committee shall consist of the six senior members on the Governing Board. The Awards Committee is responsible for soliciting nominations for the senior and junior awards and for selecting the top nominees. The committee shall report the final selections to the entire Governing Board for approval.” According to custom, the members of the Awards Committee are not eligible for either award, nor do they present nominations.
The current members of the Awards Committee are
• Sergey Alekseenko, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
• Steven Ceccio, University of Michigan, USA
• Haecheon Choi, Seoul National University, South Korea
• Jungho Kim, University of Maryland, USA
• Shu Takagi, University of Tokyo, Japan
• Markus Uhlmann (Chair), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
The nomination letter should include a brief statement about the contributions of the nominee and a rationale for the award. From all the nominations, the Awards Committee will select a short list of 5 nominees and request from the respective nominators a detailed Curriculum Vitae and a list of candidate’s publications, on the basis of which the final selection will be made.
As a minimum, nominations should include:
• Name, date of birth, and address of nominee
• Brief CV of nominee
• List of 5 significant publications
• Rationale for the award
After drawing up a short list of 5 nominees, the Awards Committee will request from the nominators three letters of recommendation, on the basis of which the final selection will be made.
Letters of nomination should be submitted by February 25, 2019 to the Awards Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org