The Samuel C. Collins Award is awarded to an individual who has given outstandingly of himself/herself in the identification and solution of cryogenic engineering problems and has subsequently demonstrated their concern for the cryogenic community with their dedicated and unselfish professional service and leadership to this community. This award is open to persons without regard to national origin.
The Samuel C. Collins award will be presented after the plenary session on Monday, July 10, 2023.
2023 Samuel C. Collins Award Recipient
Prof. Dr. Ir. H.J.M. (Marcel) ter Brake
University of Twente, Faculty of Science and Technology
|Samuel C. Collins||1965|
|Klaus D. Timmerhaus||1967|
|Edward F. Hamel||1973|
|Howard O. McMahon||1979|
|Joseph L. Smith||1983|
|Bascomb Birmingham and William E. Gifford||1991|
|Roger W. Boom||1993|
|Ronald W. Fast||1995|
|Ralph G. Scurlock||1999|
|Richard P. Reed||2003|
|Glen E. McIntosh||2005|
|William A. Little||2007|
|Philippe Jean Lebrun||2015|
|Steven Van Sciver||2017|
|Venkata Rao Ganni||2019|
The Award consist of a metal on walnut plaque, a $2,500 honorarium, up to $1,000 to cover personal travel expenses to accept the award, free registration at the current and all future CEC conferences that they attend, and a copy of the CEC proceedings whether or not they attend.
The nominator is requested to submit a brief statement (no more than two pages) addressing why the nominee deserves the Collins Award, along with a complete resume and a list of publications, patents, etc. The nominator is encouraged to provide copies of significant publications, inventions and/or patents with the nomination package. At least two letters supporting the nomination are required. The nomination package should be sent to the CEC 2023 Awards Chair, Peter Kittel, by email by January 18, 2023.
After selection, CEC will notify the awardee but does not normally communicate with the other nominees.