Early Career Faculty Fellow Award

Funded by the TMS Foundation, this award recognizes an assistant professor for his or her accomplishments that have advanced the academic institution where employed, and for abilities to broaden the technological profile of TMS.

The recipient of this award will make a broad-based, nontechnical presentation at the Young Professionals Tutorial Luncheon at the next TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition and Program a symposium at the TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition the year following the award presentation.

Applicants will be evaluated on their personal qualities and achievements, ways that they have advanced the institution where they are employed, along with their ability to broaden the existing technological profile of the society with the goal of engaging members in relevant activities.

Faculty interested in nontraditional or traditional TMS programming topics are encouraged to apply.

For more information on this award, view the bylaws.


  1. Must be a tenure-tracked assistant professor employed at an educational institution;
  2. Demonstrated accomplishments in advancing the academic institution;
  3. Abilities in broadening the technological profile of TMS with the goal of engaging members in relevant activities;
  4. Availability to attend two TMS annual meetings, make a presentation and organize a symposium.
  5. Must not be a previous recipient of this award.
  6. Applicants need not be a member of TMS.

How to Apply

Submission Deadline:
April 1 of each year.

Please submit the following documents to complete the application process:

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Letter of interest from applicant.
  3. Minimum of two recommendation letters.
  4. Abstract to be presented at the Young Professionals Tutorial Luncheon.
  5. Current resume or curriculum vitae, no more than 5 pages, listing no more than 15 most relevant publications and presentations.

Send complete nomination packet to TMS Awards.

Current Year Awardee(s)

2018 Early Career Faculty Fellow Award
Sung Woo Nam
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2018 Early Career Faculty Fellow Award
Cong Wang
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Past Years Awardees

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