Calls for Nominations for 2019 CACA Student Excellence Awards

The Chinese American Chromatography Association (CACA) invites nominations for two awards.

The Chinese American Chromatography Association (CACA) invites nominations for two awards.

The 2019 CACA Student Excellence Awards, sponsored by Advanced Materials Technology, recognize outstanding contributions to the development of separation science and its applications, especially in the field of chromatography. The awards are open to all CACA members who are graduate students at the time of the award session. Two awards are planned at this time.

All application packages for the Student Excellence Awards will be evaluated by the CACA Awards committee. Applicants are judged on the originality and overall quality of work, significance to the advancement of separation science, and other supporting factors.

To apply to this award, an application package must consist of the following items:

  • A cover letter summarizing the applicant’s contribution to the field of separation science

  • A resume that includes contact information, academic credentials, work experience, and a publication list of the nominee

  • A supporting letter from a mentor, research director, or supervisor

  • A headshot photo

Candidates can be self-nominated or nominated by any separation science expert in the field. The deadline for the 2019 CACA Student Excellence Awards application is December 31, 2018. Awardees will be selected by the CACA Awards Committee and notified by January 30, 2019. Details of CACA and its free membership are listed at

The award will be presented at the 2019 Pittcon Conference, to be held March 17–21, 2019, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The awardee will give a presentation in a CACA career workshop at Pittcon 2019. A $1000 cash award and a plaque will be presented with the award.

Please send the nomination materials electronically (a single PDF file is required) to: