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How to Submit
Required Documents
How are Applications Assessed

We are pleased to announce that the NML Researcher Award 2017 is open for application. The NML Researcher Award is sponsored by the journal of Nano-Micro Letters (A journal belonging to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Open Access, No publication Fee). The editorial board of Nano-micro Letters serves as the award committee. The award aims to encourage researchers to create more innovation in Nano and Micro science.

NML Researcher Award 2017

Nano-Micro Letters
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  • Each awardee of the NML Researcher Award 2017 will receive $2000 US dollars and an electronic award certificate. 
  • There are totally 15 awardees of the NML Researcher Award 2017. The name list of all awardees will be announced on and the official website of Nano-Micro Letters on June 30th 2018.
  • Please note that you are NOT required to mail any hard copies of documents to the editorial office of Nano-Micro Letters or NRS Office. We shall not be responsible for any loss of documents.

How to submit an application?

Considering researchers’ opinion and, to simplify the application process, this year please submit your applications to Nano-Micro Letters via Please select “For Application of NML Researcher Award” when submitting your documents.

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Required documents

A brief CV (Please choose “Supplemental File Not for Review” when uploading it.) and A manuscript (original research or review). The manuscript will be peer reviewed. Excellent manuscripts will be published in the journal Nano-Micro Letters. The best 15 manuscripts will be awarded the “NML Researcher Award 2017” and $2000 US dollars in cash.

How are applications assessed?

Complete applications are assessed and ranked based on the applicant’s professional qualities, academic competence and, most importantly, the received comments of the submitted manuscripts from referees and the editorial board members.

What is the timetable for applications?

Applications open on 1 October 2017 and will close on 30 May 2018. Late applications will not be considered.
Final results will be released on June 30 2018.  All applicants will be notified about the status of their application by July 2018 at the latest.

NML Researcher Award 2017 Overview  
Number of Awardees       15
Award       $2000 and an electronic certificate
Application Deadline       May 30 2018

The journal Nano-Micro Letters (A journal belonging to Shanghai Jiao Tong University) is proud to have sponsored the three “Best Poster Awards” at the Nano-Micro Conference 2017 in Shanghai, China on June 19 - 23 2017.
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Yi Zhao, Beihang University, China "Enhanced electrochemical energy storage of N-doped graphene by adsorbing molecules of hydrolysized polyimide";
Lu Sun, Beihang University, China "Gram-scale production of nanoporous graphene by Mg-thermoreduction of CS2 for electrochemical energy storage";
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