The ISMR administers the international and highly-prestigious Pierce Award in Affinity Technology, which is awarded at each biennial ISMR Affinity Conference.
The only obligation upon the recipient of the Award is the presentation of a lecture describing their work in the area of Affinity Technology. In addition to the recognition, the award carries with it a cash prize, as well as a stipend toward the recipient's travel expenses to attend the ISMR Affinity Conference.
Recipients since the inception the Pierce award are: Klaus Mosbach (1985), Meir Wilchek (1987), Chris Lowe (1989), Irwin Chaiken (1991), Jerker Porath (1993), Mathias Uhlen/Fred Regnier (1995), Ken-ichi Kasai (1997), Mookambeswaran (Viji) Vijayalakshmi (1999), Stellan Hjertan (2001), Bertrand Seraphin (2005), Herbert P. Jennissen (2007), Ruedi Aebersold (2009), Alois Jungbauer (2011), Sophia Hober (2013), Richard Willson (2015).
Special thanks to Krishna Mallia and Peter Bell (Pierce/ThermoFisher) for making this award possible.
Nominations for the Pierce Award should be submitted to Meir Wilchek