Call for Nominations for the 2023 CACA Young Investigator Awards (2)

Sponsored by Advanced Materials Technology and Waters Corporation

The Chinese American Chromatography Association (CACA) invites nominations for candidates for the 2023 CACA Young Investigator Awards (2). The awards recognize outstanding contributions to the development of separation science and its applications, especially in chromatography. The 2023 CACA Young Investigator Awards (YIA) are sponsored by Advanced Materials Technology (AMT) ( and Waters Corporation ( The awards will be presented at Pittcon 2023 (March 18-22, 2023, Philadelphia, PA). A plaque and $1000 cash as a travel grant to the conference will be awarded to the winner. The winner must agree to attend Pittcon 2024 to receive the award.


The CACA Young Investigator Award is open to all separation scientists within ten years of receiving their highest degrees at the time of the award session.


The CACA Awards committee will evaluate application packages. The applicants are judged on the originality and overall quality of research work, significance to the advancement of separation science, and other supporting factors. Measures of the impact of the work include publications, presentations, patents, and leadership roles at their research fields or place of business.

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 publication list of the nominee.

3)     In the cover letter, please include two references (email and phone) from mentors, supervisors, colleagues, or other experts, who can testify to the candidate's accomplishments. References will be contacted.

4)     A headshot photo.

The candidates can be self-nominated or nominated by other separation scientists in the field. The deadline for the 2023 CACA Young Investigator Award nomination is December 31, 2022. The awardee will be selected by the CACA Awards Committee and notified by January 15, 2023. Details of CACA and its free membership are listed at

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

To all separation scientists in chromatography and mass spectrometry with strong publication records and accomplishments. Nominations open for the 2023 CACA Young Investigator Award with a Cash Prize of $1000 as a travel grant to Pittcon 2024 San Diego. Application is easy and takes about an hour.

CACA Award Committee