Extension of application deadline to 8/8/16 Monday

The Chinese American Chromatography Association (CACA) invites applications for 2017 CACA Best Student Awards (2). The Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the development of separation science and its applications, especially in the field of chromatography. The awardees will be announced at the CACA workshop to be held at Pittcon 2017 (March 5-9, Chicago, IL, USA) with the presentation of two travel grants of $500 cash awards at the CACA workshop on career development.


The CACA Student Award is open to all CACA members or non-members who are students at the time of Application.  Outstanding undergraduate students with research in separation science will also be considered.  There are no ethnicity requirements for these awards and all applications from China, United States and other countries will be considered.

* To register as a member by joining the CACA group on LinkedIn or create an account on CACA website. There is no membership fee.


Application packages will be evaluated by the CACA Awards committee consisting of Prof. Xiang Zhang U. Louisville), Prof. Ed Yeung (Iowa State), Dr. Perry Wang (US FDA), Dr. Michael Ye (Supelco) and Dr. Michael Dong (MWD Consulting). The applicants are judged on the originality and overall quality of research, significance to the advancement of separation science and other supporting factors such as publication/presentation record.

Application package:

An application package must consist of the following items,

  1. A cover letter summarizing the applicant’s contribution to the field of separation science. 
  2. A resume including contact information, academic credentials, work experience, and a publication list.
  3. A supporting letter from the mentor, research director or supervisor.
  4. A headshot photo.

The candidates can be self-nominated or nominated by any separation science scientist in the field. The deadline for the 2017 CACA Best Student Award application has been extended to Aug 8, 2016, Monday by the CACA board to allow more qualified applicants. The awardee will be selected by the CACA Awards committee and notified by Aug 15, 2016. Details of CACA and its free membership are listed at http://www.ca-ca.org/.

Please send the nomination materials electronically (a single PDF file is preferred) to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..