Aki Award

Keiiti Aki Early Career Award
Established in 2008, the Keiiti Aki Early Career Award recognizes the scientific accomplishments of young scientists in the field of seismology.  The award is for recent graduates with a Ph.D. degree awarded in the six year period prior to 1 January of the year of the award presentation*.

Aki Award Recipients

2019 Nominations

Nominations are now open!

*Parental Leave: If provided by the nominee’s institution and taken by the nominee during this six-year period, parental leave can extend the eligibility period.

Please submit nominations by 15 April 2019 through the section awards nomination form on the main AGU website.

Nominations should include:

  • A nomination letter;
  • The candidate’s curriculum vitae;
  • Copies of published or in-press manuscripts that illustrate the candidate’s quality of work; and
  • Up to three letters of recommendation.

The nomination and supporting letters should describe the quality and originality of their research contributions.

Nominations can be submitted here.

2018 Aki Award Committee: Hrvoje Tkalcic (chair), Brandon Schmandt, Samantha Hansen, David Shelley, Keith Koper, Colleen Dalton

The Aki  Award will be presented at the AGU Fall Meeting just prior to the Gutenberg Lecture.