Application of 2017 Yuxiang Young Scholar Award

2017/06/13 at 4:12 am Leave a comment

The Chinese American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (COAA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1993 to facilitate networking among oceanic and atmospheric professionals, promote interests and professional excellence, and provide technical exchange and career opportunities. The PIESAT, LLC (PIESAT) is a high-tech enterprise founded in 2008, focusing on satellite remote sensing and navigation technology, research and application. Its business services cover cartographic, land survey, mining exploration, oceanic and atmospheric sciences, resource/environmental monitoring, disaster monitoring, and national security. Facing the rapid evolution of satellite remote sensing application service market in China and abroad, PIESAT, under the leadership of Dr. Yuxiang Wang, has devoted to innovative technology development and superior software management. PIESAT is becoming a top provider of satellite remote sensing services in the world with its steady growth of core capabilities and strong competitiveness.
Climate change and environmental pollution are major issues of global concern. To raise the attention of the public to the environmental issues, nurture interests of students in oceanic and atmospheric sciences and attract young talents to join the force, COAA and PIESAT proudly launch the 2nd Yuxiang Young Scholar Award in 2017. The award aims to recognize outstanding Chinese and Chinese-American young scholars in oceanic and atmospheric sciences and related fields. It also provides financial support and career opportunities for the awardees in order to promote further development of oceanic and atmospheric sciences and related fields.
1. Eligibility and fields
Scholars of 35 years old or younger, or within five years of obtaining Ph.D., who currently study or work in the United States and have lived in the United States for more than 1 year, with outstanding academic achievement and innovative research in the fields including but not limited to: Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences, Space Sciences, Oceanic Sciences, Satellite Remote Sensing, and Hydrology. Each person can apply three times but can be awarded only once.
2. Application materials
(1) Curriculum Vitae with bibliography
(2) Statement of research achievements
(3) Three most important publications and/or patents, technology certificates
(4) Two letters of recommendation
3. Award amount
Depending on the number of applications and qualifications, up to 4 awards of $2500 each will be issued in 2017.
4. Selection procedure
(1) Applicants submit all application materials before the deadline: June 30, 2017.
(2) A committee consisting of experts in the relevant fields reviews the applications. Qualified candidates may be invited for interviews if necessary.
(3) Selection results will be announced in mid-September.
Please submit the applications to before the deadline.
Local Organizer: Chinese American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, Southern California Chapter (COAA SCC)
Contact: Dr. Baijun Tian, Email:

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