International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS) wishes to provide recognition to outstanding thesis/dissertation research at the PhD level by students throughout the world. I would like you know that IAWS PhD Dissertation Award for 2020 is still open to receive nomination and/or application. Deadline is June 15, 2020. Please consider to nominate your students. By the way, nomination can be made by anyone not limited to IAWS Fellow.

Here is the detailed rule:
  • The competition is limited to students receiving their degrees in other than their native country.
  • The purpose is to foster and recognize cross-national interaction.
  • The submission shall be no more than 2 pages of an extended abstract (in English) of the thesis/dissertation and a one-page CV of the student.
  • The submission can be by the student and/or the student's advisor.
  • The thesis/dissertation must have been completed within one year prior to the yearly announcement.
  • The documentation shall be sent by email to
Siqun Wang, U.S.A