Accepting Nominations – Luke Howard Award
April 17, 2017 in Newsletter
We are pleased to announce the call for nominations to the ‘Luke Howard Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Urban Climatology.’ The Luke Howard Award may be given annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the field of urban climatology in a combination of research, teaching, and/or service to the international community of urban climatologists.
IAUC members are requested to nominate suitable candidates for the Luke Howard Award. The person making the nomination will act as the coordinator to put together a nomination package (including a CV of the nominee and three letters of recommendation). Self-nominations are not permitted and current Awards Committee members cannot be evaluated.
Submit complete nomination packets (single electronic submission) to the Awards Committee Chair, Dr. Nigel Tapper: firstname.lastname@example.org
Luke Howard Award Nomination Process
- Inform the Chair of the IAUC Awards Committee of the intent to nominate an individual. The intent to nominate should be communicated via email to the Awards Committee Chair by June 9, 2017.
- Nomination materials should be collected by a nomination coordinator (i.e. the person notifying the Chair of the IAUC Awards Committee that a particular person will be nominated);
- The coordinator should collect the following documentation:
a) a five page candidate CV
b) three letters of recommendation from IAUC members from at least two different countries which are two pages in length.
- Complete packages should reach the Chair by July 14, 2017.
Nominations will be active for three years, and updated information may be submitted for consideration in the second and third years.
The IAUC Awards committee will recommend the name of a recipient for consideration and approval by the IAUC Board.
Previous winners include:
2016 Dr. Walter Dabberdt, Vaisala Group, USA
2015 Prof. Emeritus Anthony Brazel, Arizona State University, USA
2014 Prof. Manabu Kanda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
2013 Professor Emeritus Yair Goldreich, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
2010 Professor John Arnfield, The Ohio State University, USA
2009 Professor Sue Grimmond, King’s College, UK
2008 Professor Bob Bornstein, San José State University, USA
2007 Professor (Emeritus) Masatoshi Yoshino, University of Tsukuba, Japan
2006 Professor Arieh Bitan, Tel Aviv University, Israel
2005 Professor Ernesto Jauregui, UNAM, Mexico
2004 Professor Tim Oke, UBC, Canada
Nominations should reach the Awards Committee Chair (Dr. Nigel Tapper, email above) by 14 July 2017.