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1. ICTAC SCIENTIFIC AWARDS

1.1 TA Instruments-ICTAC Award
1.2 SETARAM - ICTAC Award for Calorimetry
1.3 ICTAC Young Scientist Award
    (formerly the PerkinElmer-ICTAC Young Scientist Award)


2. ICTAC SERVICE AWARDS

2.1 ICTAC Honorary Lifetime Membership
2.2 ICTAC Distinguished Service Awards


3. OTHER ICTAC AWARDS

3.1 Robert Mackenzie Memorial Lectureship
3.2 ICTAC Travel Grants



1. ICTAC SCIENTIFIC AWARDS

There are three ICTAC Scientific Awards associated with each ICTAC Congress: the TA Instruments-ICTAC Award; the SETARAM-ICTAC Award for Calorimetry and the ICTAC Young Scientist Award. These Awards are the responsibility of the ICTAC Scientific Awards Committee.

1.1 TA Instruments-ICTAC Award

The TA Instruments-ICTAC Award is made to the candidate who has, in the judgement of the ICTAC Scientific Awards Committee and the ICTAC Council, made an outstanding contribution to the science of thermal analysis and/or shown significant leadership to the profession of thermal analysis. The Award consists of a plaque, an honorarium of $1000 and travel and living expenses at an ICTAC Congress and the Congress registration fee.

The previous winners of the Award, which was originally the Du Pont-ICTAC Award, are:

1977Paul D Garn (USA)

1980Gianni Lombardi (Italy)

1982Patrick Gallagher (USA)

1985Robert Mackenzie (UK)

1988 David Dollimore (UK)

1992Jaroslav Šesták (Czechoslovakia)

1996Berhard Wunderlich (USA)

2000 Takeo Ozawa (Japan)

2004 Stephen Chang (USA)

2008 Colette Lacabane (France)


1.2 SETARAM - ICTAC Award for Calorimetry

The SETARAM-ICTAC Award is made to the person who has, in the judgement of the ICTAC Scientific Awards Committee and the ICTAC Council, made an outstanding contribution to the science of calorimetry or who has shown significant leadership in or made an outstanding contribution to the profession of calorimetry. The Award consists of a plaque, an honorarium of $1000 and travel and living expenses at an ICTAC Congress and the Congress registration fee.

The previous Award winners are:

2000Ingemar Wadsö (Sweden)

2004Hiroshi Suga (Japan)

2008Ingolf Lamprecht (Germany)


1.3 ICTAC Young Scientist Award

This Award is made to an outstanding young scientist working in the field of thermal analysis or calorimetry to enable them to present a paper based on their work at a Plenary Session of an ICTAC Congress. The Award consists of a plaque, the Congress Registration Fee and $2000 towards travel and living expenses at the Congress.  Candidates must be under the age of 35 on the 31st December in the year before the Congress.

The Award was sponsored by PerkinElmer from 1985 to 2008 and previous winners are:

1985Dagmar Brandova (Czechoslovakia)

1988Judith Schlichter-Aronheim (Israel)

1992Jĭrí Málek (Czechoslovakia)

1996Nobuyoshi Koga (Japan)

2000Erqiang Chen (USA)

2004Christopher Li (USA)

2008Imre Miklós Szilágyi (Hungary)



2. ICTAC SERVICE AWARDS

2.1 ICTAC Honorary Lifetime Membership

The Award of Honorary Lifetime Membership of ICTAC was established in 1988. It is conferred by the ICTAC Council on a Member for outstanding and sustained service to ICTAC. Honorary Members are ex-officio non-voting Members of ICTAC Council. The number of Honorary Members at any one time may not exceed six.

The following ICTAC members have received Honorary Lifetime Membership:

1988Robert Mackenzie (UK)*
Cornelius Murphy (USA)*

1992Ferenc Paulik (Hungary)*

1994Hans Seifert (Germany)*
Slade Warne (Australia)

1996Harry McAdie (Canada)

1998Patrick Gallagher (USA)

2006 Edward Charsley (UK)

2010Jean Rouquerol (France)
* Deceased


2.2 ICTAC Distinguished Service Awards

The ICTAC Distinguished Service Award was introduced in 2000. The Award is conferred by Council on a Member who has given outstanding service to ICTAC and consists of a framed certificate to be presented at an ICTAC Congress or an ESTAC Symposium.

The following Distinguished Service Awards have been presented:

2000Shmuel Yariv (Israel)
Ole Toft Sorensen (Denmark)
Edith Turi (USA)
Joseph Flynn (USA)
Hans Wiedemann (Switzerland)

2004Eberhard  Gmelin (Germany)
Andrew McGhie (USA)
Takeo Ozawa (Japan)

2006Michael Brown (South Africa)

2008George Liptay (Hungary)

2010Eugen Segal (Romania)



3.  OTHER ICTAC AWARDS

3.1 Robert Mackenzie Memorial Lectureship

The Robert Mackenzie Memorial Lectureship was established in 2000 to commemorate the unique contribution of Robert Cameron Mackenzie, one of the co-founders of ICTAC, to the formation and development of ICTAC. The Award fund was established with contributions by Dr Mackenzie’s family, friends and colleagues from around the world, and from ICTAC and a number of scientific societies and thermal analysis equipment manufacturers. The Memorial Lecturer is chosen by the ICTAC Executive and the Lecture is given at each ICTAC Congress immediately following the Opening Ceremony. 

The previous Robert Mackenzie Memorial Lecturers are:

2004Anna Langier-Kuzniarowa (Poland) & Shmuel Yariv (Israel)

2008Lauri Niinistö (Finland)


3.2 ICTAC Travel Grants

The ICTAC Travel Grants, which are directly funded by ICTAC, aim to help young scientists to develop their careers in the fields of thermal analysis and calorimetry by presenting a paper on their research at an ICTAC Congress. Candidates must be under the age of 35 years at the time of the Congress and no longer be PhD students. They are required to submit a two-page CV and a letter of support from the President of their Affiliate Society, on behalf of its Council. The winners are selected by a Grant Committee comprising the ICTAC Executive and ICTAC Advisory Committees.

Travel Grants associated with the 14th ICTAC Congress in Brazil in 2008 were awarded to:

Laurent Delbreilh (France)

Ryo Kanzaki (Japan)

Agnieszka Lacz (Poland)

Michael O'Neill (UK)

Andrei Rotaru (Rumania)

Manuel Temprado (Spain)


















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