Prize: Award or honor granted for academic or artistic career
The Young Scientists represent rising-star researchers in the work of the World Economic Forum. The Young Scientists are extraordinary scientists from various academic disciplines and geographies. They are committed to integrating scientific knowledge into society for the public good. In the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Young Scientists helps leaders engage with science and the role it plays in society.
Selection criteria: - Experience as a Principal Investigator, group leader or early tenure track professor - Present a recognized record of research excellence - Demonstrate a commitment to serve society at large through exceptional contribution - Show an impeccable public record and good standing in their community