Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations for the 2020 Spedding Award

We are pleased to announce and seek nominations for the 2020 Frank H. Spedding Award in recognition of excellence and achievement in research centered on the science and technology of rare earths. The award will be presented at the 29th Rare Earth Research Conference, June 21-25, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.Spedding Award

The awardee is selected by a committee from submitted nominations. The award consists of a medal mounted on a plaque and a monetary award. The Spedding Award winner will also be asked to present a lecture on the highlights of her or his work at the meeting.

At this time we are seeking nominations for this award. Nominations, in the form of a nominating letter, one additional letter of support, and a current curriculum vitae of the nominee should be e-mailed as a single pdf file to, and no later than January 15, 2020.

Please circulate this call for nominations to anyone that you might think is interested.

Anja Mudring, Vitalij Pecharsky, Gerd Meyer
Co-Chairs, 2020 Spedding Award Committee

Eric Schelter
Chair, 2020 Rare Earth Research Conference