Coblentz Student Awards

Call for the 2017 Coblentz Student Awards and Fateley Award


    The Coblentz Society has for many years encouraged young scientists to pursue studies in spectroscopy by seeking nominations of outstanding students for the Coblentz Student Awards. The awardees receive a copy of the Society's Desk Book, a certificate, and a year's membership in the Society. 

    The three leading graduate students selected by the Coblentz Award committee will automatically become candidates for the William G. Fateley student award that includes an oral presentation at SciX, a plaque, and a prize of $1000. No separate nomination for the Fateley award is required.

    The nominations window for Coblentz Student Awards will be till March 31, 2017.  

    Nominations must be sent to Prof. Christian Pellerin, Chair of the Student Affairs Committee: c.pellerin@umontreal.ca.  

    Graduate or undergraduate students who have shown excellence in vibrational spectroscopy research and/or coursework including vibrational spectroscopy may be nominated. The nominator must be a member of the Coblentz Society (to become a member contact Mark Druy at mark.druy@coblentz.org or complete the online membership application).  

Requirements for a complete nomination:

  1. Curriculum Vitae of the nominee.  
  2. Biographical statement (300 words)
  3. One (1) letter of nomination from the supervisor 
  4. One (1) additional letter of recommendation 
  5. Abstract for a presentation at SciX 2017. 
    In previous years, all awardees were featured by having a photograph and a short bio in the SciX Final program. All awardees who attend SciX 2017 should be acknowledged in person at a presentation during the poster session on Sunday evening by the Coblentz Society president.


Past Awardees

2016 Coblentz Student Awardees

2015 Coblentz Student Awardees

2014 Coblentz Student Awardees

2013 Coblentz Student Awardees

2012 Coblentz Student Awardees

2011 Coblentz Student Awardees

2010 Coblentz Student Awardees

2009 Coblentz Student Awardees