Call for Nominations

SIAG/Geosciences Early Career Prize


The nomination period for this prize is closed. Please direct further inquiries to the SIAM Prize Program at

The SIAG/Geosciences (SIAG/GS) Early Career Prize is awarded every two years to one outstanding early career researcher in the field of geosciences for distinguished contributions to the field in the three calendar years prior to the year of the award.

Eligibility Criteria:

The research must contain significant research contributions to the field of geosciences. One key paper must be cited as evidencing the contributions, though a body of papers may be discussed in the nomination.

The qualifying key paper must have been published in English in a peer-reviewed journal. For the 2017 award, the paper must have been published between the dates of January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2016. The candidate must have been awarded their PhD no earlier than 2011 or may be a current graduate student letter. The key paper must have been published no more than three (3) years after the candidate received their PhD.

Nomination Deadline:

October 15, 2016 - Closed for Nominations

Required Materials:

Selection Committee:

Beatrice Riviere (Chair), Rice University
Michael Bader, TU Munich, Germany
Margot Gerritsen, Stanford University
Hector Klie, Sanchez Oil & Gas Corporation
Pierre Lermusiaux, MIT

Contact with questions regarding nomination procedure.

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