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2024 Carbon Future Young Investigator Award—Call for Nominations



The call for the 2024 Carbon Future Young Investigator Award is open!

About The Award

Tsinghua University Press announces the 2024 Carbon Future Young Investigator Award. This award is intended to recognize and encourage outstanding early career researchers in the areas of carbon-related materials, catalysis, energy conversion and storage, as well as low carbon emission process and engineering. The award includes an honorarium of $1,000 for each awardee (up to 10 awardees).



  • The nominee must be a current PhD student or postdoctoral researcher.
  • The nominee’s research should align with the scope of Carbon Future (carbon-related materials, catalysis, low-carbon energy, or chemical engineering).


  • The nomination should be made by the nominee’s PhD or postdoc advisor.
  • Required materials: CV of the nominee (less than 5 pages); 1-page research statement of the nominee; a nomination letter from the nominator commenting on the qualifications and accomplishments of the nominee as well as the significance and impact of his or her research.
  • All materials should be written in English or Chinese


IMPORTANT: Please email your full nomination to carbonfuture@tup.tsinghua.edu.cn by April 10, 2024.

Please supply the following words in your email: I hereby affirm that the information contained in the application is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge.


Additional Information

The award is generously sponsored by Tsinghua University (and its Press).

We strive to ensure fair geographic distribution of awards, in keeping with Carbon Future’s status as an international journal.

Carbon Future will devote a special issue to feature the awardees and their research achievements. Therefore, if awarded, the nominee agrees to submit to Carbon Future, before August 1st, 2024, an article that introduces their research area and critically reviews their published work in the area.  

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at carbonfuture@tup.tsinghua.edu.cn.


About The Journal:

Carbon Future (ISSN 2960-0561, https://www.sciopen.com/journal/2960-0561) is an open access, peer-reviewed, and international interdisciplinary journal sponsored by Tsinghua University (and its Press). It serves as a platform for researchers, scientists, and industry professionals to share their findings and insights on carbon-related materials and processes, including catalysis, energy storage and conversion, as well as low-carbon emission process and engineering. It features cutting-edge research articles, insightful reviews, perspectives, and news and views in the field (the article publishing charge is covered by the Tsinghua University Press).