Robert W. Vance Award Criteria and Nomination Procedure

The Robert W. Vance Award was established to honor persons for their dedication and long-term commitment to the advancement of CSA. It is the first award ever given by the society.

The Awards Committee reviews nominees from the membership and makes recommendations to the CSA Board of Directors, which makes the final selections. A majority vote of the committee shall be required for recommendation to the CSA Board.

Award recipients receive a certificate, plaque and a monetary gift of $500 and are usually honored at the CEC following election of the nominee.

Selection Criteria

  • Nominees should be members of the cryogenics community who have been active in the field.
  • The nominee must currently be a CSA member in good standing with continuous membership for the previous three years.

Nomination Procedure

  • Nominations for this award are closed.