1. Foundation of AAPPS-DPP Plasma Innovation Prize
The Board of Directors of Division of Plasma Physics after consultation
to the I-HAC (International Honorary Advisory Committee) decided to establish
AAPPS-DPP Plasma Innovation Prize to recognize the seminal/pioneering/innovative
work in the field of plasma science, technology and applications in 2018.
2. Description of AAPPS-DPP Plasma Innovation Prize
AAPPS-DPP Plasma Innovation Prize is awarded by the Division of Plasma
Physics of the AAPPS to recognize outstanding contributions to experimental
and/or theoretical research in all fields of plasma applications, with focus on impacts on industry or innovation in plasma science, technology
i) Rule: This Prize will be given to an AAPPS-DPP member who has made the seminal
contribution to any field of plasma science, technology andapplications
as stated above.
ii) Nomination: Necessary documents and time schedule for nomination will be announced
in the DPP home
page. DPP seeks outstanding nominations worldwide and especially from the Asia-Pacific
iii) Selection: Selection will be made by AAPPS-DPP Plasma Innovation Prize Selection Committee
iv) Selection Committee: DPP chair, Chair-Elect and CEO will appoint selection committee Chair
v) Award Ceremony: Certificate, Prize and a cash award will be bestowed to the awardees at
the AAPPS-DPP conference held every year.
vi) Obligations: Plasma Innovation Prize awardees should deliver invited/plenary talks in
conference as well as contribute a review paper to the DPP’s RMPPjournal.
3. Nomination guideline
Any DPP members (not a member of the committee making the selection) may
submit one nomination or seconding letter for “AAPPS-DPP Plasma Innovation
Prize” in any given year.
A nomination should include: A letter evaluating the nominee's qualifications
in the light of the particular features of the prize and identifying the
specific work to be recognized.
Nomination statement shall include:
1. Name of nominee (only one person)
3. Description of scientific significance
4. Importance of the work, with focus on impacts on industry or innovation in plasma science, technology
5. Detailed CV of the nominee
6. Selected most important publications on the citation with some information
on published journal’s impact
factor, number of citations (WoS or Scopus). And list of patents. Please submit copies of the two most
important papers and/or two patents with explanation of innovation/significance
and role played by the
7. Two seconding letters, from well-known experts in the field, each less than 3 pages.
Seconding letters are not limited from AAPPS-DPP members.
8. Commitment letter by the nominee to be able to participate and make
an invited/plenary presentation in
AAPPS-DPP annual conference and to write a review article to the DPP’s
RMPP (Springer) journal.
Please provide the title of the paper.
Note: Winner(s) shall submit the review paper in about 8 months after the AAPPS-DPP-
The nomination is valid for two years. DPP shall not give the prize more than once to the same recipient. The names of members of the Prize Selection committee will be posted on the DPP homepage only after its decision. The nomination statement shall be sent to the DPP CEO (email@example.com) electronically. Maximum of two recipients will be selected each year. If no suitable candidate is found by the selection committee, then the PIP award for that year will not be given to maintain the high standard of the prize.
The award ceremony will be held in AAPPS-DPP annual conference.
The nomination deadline for 2021 AAPPS-DPP Plasma Innovation Prize is April
30, 2021 in Japan time.
2019: Roderick W. Boswell
2020: Masaru Hori
2021: Anthony Bruce Murphy
4. Call for Sponsorship and Contribution
Division of Plasma Physics (DPP) seeks the official sponsorship by any organizations and personal contributions in support of above prospectus. Contribution will be used for DPP operation and awards. Official sponsorship by the organization will be recorded in the diploma of DPP Awards and the home page. Official sponsorship shall be one or more units in the US $3,000.
You may visit AAPPS-DPP HP at http://aappsdpp.org/AAPPSDPPF/index.html.