We are happy to announce that Umeå Energi will sponsor two student presentation awards, one for best oral presentation and one for best poster presentation, at the PIC 2015 conference. The awardees will receive their awards during the last day of the conference.

Travel awards

Students and postdocs may apply for travel support at the time of registration (only applicable for student and postdoctoral delegates from universities within the United States). Please apply here

Adel Sarofim Award

The Adel Sarofim Award was originally established to honor Dr. Adel Sarofim, who passed away in Dec 4, 2011 at the age of 77, for advancing our understanding of the mechanisms of pollutant emissions from combustors.

The Adel Sarofim award is presented every two years to a scientist(s) for outstanding advancements in understanding combustion processes, formation of combustion by-products and mechanisms of their health effects. The awardee is selected from a pool of nominated researchers by the Executive Committee of the International Congress on Combustion By-products and Their Health Effects. Awardees are selected for their internationally renowned scientific contributions to the fields mentioned above and for exemplary mentorship of students and junior investigators.

Previous awardees:

2007         Prof. Adel Sarofim
2009         Dr. Barry Dellinger (Louisiana State University)
2011         Dr. Bill Suk (Director of the Superfund Research Program)
2013         Dr. Kathie Koshland (University of California, Berkeley) and Dr. Donald Lucas (Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory)

If you would like to nominate a candidate for this year´s award please send your nomination and an extended biography of the nominee via email to with the subject line “A. Sarofim Award Nomination”.