Nominations for the 2018 Michael Wormit Award
The Michael Wormit Award - established to recognize excellence in the development of new methods and algorithms in the area of electronic structure and implementing these methods in state-of-the art computer codes within the Q-Chem open teamware community project. The award, which will be given annually, includes a certificate and $500 prize. It commemorates contributions of Dr. Michael Wormit who is remembered for his state-of-the-art developments of many-body methods, for his leadership in the community, for his educating and mentoring of junior team members, and for his infrastructure development.
Any member of the Q-Chem Developers community is eligible for the award.
(i) scientific innovation;
(ii) excellence in code development;
(iii) contributions to the infrastructure and developers community.
Nominations will be solicited annually. The selection will be performed by an ad hoc committee appointed by the Q-Chem Board of Directors. The nomination should include the following items:
- a nomination letter which includes a short description of his/her contributions to the code, infrastructure, and the community
- CV of the nominee
- a second support letter
Nominations should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "Wormit Award Nomination" by November 20, 2017. The award winner will be announced in January 2018 and the award will be presented at a Q-Chem developers reception some time in 2018.
Former Michael Wormit Award Recipients
2017Dr. Andrew Gilbert
2016Dr. Evgeny Epifanovsky
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