All IWA and/or ISME members are entitled to nominate candidates. Candidates can be senior leaders in the field but can also be young rising stars. Nominated candidates must be members of either IWA or ISME (or both). For nomination please fill out the nomination form and provide two support letters by scientists affiliated neither with your institution nor with the institution of the nominated candidate. The nominator and nominee cannot come from the same institution. In addition an extended CV of the candidate together with a complete publication list must be submitted. Please be aware that no self-nomination is possible.
This award will be presented at the upcoming IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018, to be held 16-21 September, 2018, in Tokyo.
Review and evaluation committee
The review and evaluation committee is composed of leading experts from IWA and ISME: Tom Curtis, Glen Daigger, Kirsten Küsel, Colin Murrell, Per H. Nielsen and Michael Wagner.
Please find the winners below: