The ISSN Award is given to individuals who have made a significant contribution to knowledge or academic excellence. This contribution could be a long-term, cumulative contribution or a single, particularly insightful idea, experiment, application or interpretation.
The selection committee may consider the following criteria in selecting the recipient:
- In general, the candidate should have already published work which is widely recognized.
- Demonstrated excellence in research, scholarly work.
- Recognition by professional societies, community organizations or other external bodies.
- Contributions to the research environment both locally, nationally, and internationally.
- Contributions to the training and education.
- Promise a substantial impact not only on their research community.
- The technical soundness of the proposed approach.
- The proposer’s recent research performance.
- On the basis of new discoveries or fundamental advances within its field of science and engineering.
- Contribute to the basis for new or improved technology or solution of societal problems.
- To have better understanding or improvement of the quality, distribution, or effectiveness.
- Terms of the clarity of the aims, the significance of the problem, and the adequacy of the methods and procedures for achieving the aims.
- Will consider the feasibility of the proposed research.
- Are the proposed research question, design, and methodology of significant scientific and technical merit?
- Is the plan for developing/enhancing the Nominee’s research skills appropriate and adequate?
- A sustained record of research publications in peer-reviewed journals, research monographs, and/or research-oriented texts.
- Publication awards or other forms of honorary recognition.
- Publications by others in the field that make substantial use of the nominee’s publications.
- Substantial positive impact on the field.
- Record of presenting at national and/or international conferences.