Houtermans Award

Recipient of the 2014 Houtermans Award:

Liping Qin, University of Science and Technology of China

Liping Qin is professor at the School of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China.

Liping is from Shandong Province of China and did her undergraduate study at University of Science and Technology of China. After completing her PhD degree at the University of Chicago in 2007, she did a post-doc at Carnegie Institution of Washington with a Carnegie Fellowship, followed by a Geological Postdoctoral Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In 2012, Liping became a professor at the University of Science and Technology of China. Liping’s research interests focus on understanding planetary formation and differentiation in the early solar system, and the astronomical environments of solar system formation inferred from nucleosynthetic anomalies preserved in meteorites. Liping’s recent research also includes employing non-traditional isotope systems to trace biological and other surfacial processes.

Make a nomination for the Houtermans Award 2015 before 15 November 2014.

About the Houtermans Award

The Houtermans award is bestowed annually to a scientist no more than 35 years of age or within 6 years of their PhD for a single exceptional contribution to geochemistry, published as a single paper or a series of paper on a single topic. It is named in honor of Friedrich Georg Houtermans, a Dutch-Austrian-German physicist.

The award is presented annually at the Goldschmidt Conference. The award consists in an engraved medal, an honorarium (1000 Euros) and a certificate.

Former recipients of the Houtermans Award

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