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01-10-1997, 07:10 AM
1997 Y.C. Fung Young Investigator Award

Bioengineering Division
American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Submission Deadline April 15, 1997

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The Bioengineering Division of ASME is soliciting nominations for the Y.C.
Fung Young Investigator Award. Presentation of the award, including a
certificate and a $500 honorarium, will occur at the Bioengineering Honors
Banquet to be held during the Society's Annual Meeting.

Purpose: The Y.C. Fung Young Investigator Award was established by the
Bioengineering Division in 1985 to encourage young investigators to pursue
research in Bioengineering by acknowledging recipients early in their career
for the quality of their research and their commitment to Bioengineering.

Eligibility: Only candidates whose names have been submitted in nomination
will be considered for the award. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or
equivalent degree in any field of engineering, physics, medicine or life
sciences. Candidates must either have received their terminal degree within
7 years of their nomination for this award or be under 36 years of age on
June 1st of the year in which they are nominated.

Nominations: Nominations should be made using the standard printed form on
the back of this announcement. The nomination package should also include a
curriculum vitae of the nominee and a statement of the candidate's research
goals. The statement of goals should be limited to 2 pages. In addition, 3
letters of recommendation are required in support of the candidate. The
letters should provide evidence of the candidate's past research
accomplishments, future potential, and commitment to pursuing Bioengineering
research. Ten copies of the candidate's package, including curriculum
vitae, letters of recommendation, and the nomination form should be prepared
and forwarded for review by the BED Honors Committee.

Deadline: All copies of the nomination package must be received no later
than April 15, 1997.

Send nominations and inquiries to:

Dr. Peter A. Torzilli
Laboratory for Soft Tissue Research
The Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021-4892
212-606-1087
torzillip@hss.edu


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Nomination Form

1997 Y.C. Fung Young Investigator Award

Bioengineering Division
American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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To: Chairman, Y.C. Fung Young Investigator Selection Committee
Bioengineering Division, ASME

Dear Chairman,
It is my belief that ________________________________________ is a
young investigator who is committed to pursuing research in Bioengineering
and has demonstrated significant potential to make substantial contributions
to the field of Bioengineering.

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(printed name of nominator) (signature of nominator)

Address of nominator:

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Telephone: ________________________ FAX: ______________________________

Please fill in the following information regarding your nominee:

Full Name: _________________________________ Date of Birth:
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Business or College Address:

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Telephone: ________________________ FAX: ______________________________

List below the names of three persons who are familiar with the candidate's
work and who you have asked to serve as a reference regarding the
accomplishments and potential of the nominee.

(1) _________________________________________________

(2) _________________________________________________

(3) _________________________________________________

On a separate sheet, please describe the nominee's accomplishments and
commitment to Bioengineering. Attach the supporting letters and other
materials.

Please submit ten copies of this form together with the other nomination
material.