The 21st International Solvent Extraction Conference, 2017, Miyazaki, JAPAN

Conference days:
2017/11/05 – 2017/11/09
Conference venue:
Miyazaki Convention Center Miyazaki, JAPAN
Conference website:

Carl Hanson Medal Awarded to Geoffrey W. Stevens

Miyazaki, Japan, November 8, 2017 

Today the Carl Hanson Medal for a lifetime achievement in solvent extraction science and technology was awarded to Geoffrey W. Stevens, Laureate Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Melbourne.  Read more

Nomination procedure (Excerpt):

Nominations must be in writing (hard copy or electronic) and must consist of the following documents:

  • detailed description of the invention/development/application emphasizing the degree of innovation and explaining how it has impacted on the practice of SX and advanced the field;
  • documents that support the nomination and significance of the contribution;
  • document giving details of the nominee(s) and contributions to the project;
  • CV of the nominee or the team leader(s).

Nominations shall be sent to the Secretary of the International Committee not less than 8 months prior to ISEC

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  • Nominations shall be made to the Secretary of the ICSE till end of September 2017.
    • Notices announcing the Award shall be placed by the ICSE Secretary in appropriate journals, e.g. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, Hydrometallurgy, and web-sites. The joint sponsorship of the Award, the Society of Chemical Industry and Dechema shall also be informed and requested to include the information in their literature. It is also appropriate that notice of the Award shall be included in all literature related to the next ISEC.
  • Nominations shall be in writing and must consist of the following documents:
    • A nomination letter not to exceed 1000 words
    • Two additional letter supporting the nomination again not exceeding 1000 words
    • A summary of no more than three (3) pages outlining the nominee’s career, achievements and contributions to solvent extraction
    • A list of publications
    • Three pdf-copies of the most important contributions in the field authored by the nominee.

For further details or to suggest nominees, please contact the Secretary of the International Committee