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The IETI Green Development and Sustainability Award (GDSA) is a prestigious accolade established by the International Engineering and Technology Institute (IETI) to emphasize its relevance to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and environmental protection. This award is designed to promote green and sustainable practices, recognizing individuals who have significantly contributed to environmental protection and sustainability. Past recipients of this award include esteemed professors from globally renowned universities and members of distinguished science academies. Their groundbreaking work has made a substantial impact on the international stage, aligning with the global emphasis on green and sustainable development themes. The award celebrates these contributions, highlighting the importance of integrating sustainability into research and innovation.

Everyone (Professor) can nominate our members or fellows as candidates for winning the Green Development and Sustainability Award. The GDSA Committee selects the awardees based on their achievements in green development and sustainability, as well as their sustained and dedicated contributions to the Institute.
This award is dedicated to a senior researcher and Full Professor (no age limit for this award), who is an IETI Member/Fellow, recognized for their innovative and excellent research that has made a positive impact worldwide.

How to be the award winner?
. The candidate must be a senior researcher in natural sciences, engineering sciences, or management sciences, focusing on green development and sustainable research and applications.
. The candidate should have significant international influence, with outstanding contributions and achievements in green and sustainable development.
. A complete resume is required.
. A brief introduction (less than 400 words) must be provided.
. Introduce an individual's contributions to the field in one sentence or paragraph.
. Submission of five or more representative research papers is mandatory.
. The candidate must be nominated by two senior researchers.
. Annually, 1-2 winners are chosen for this award. If the criteria are not fully met, the candidate with the highest matching degree may be selected.
For important dates, please refer to our latest announcement.

2024 Announcement
Nominations are invited for the 2024 year. The deadline for nominations is on September 30 2024. Please send the nomination package by email to info#ieti.net. The awardee will be announced before December 31 2024.

2022 IETI Green Development and Sustainability Award Winner(s):

M. James C. Crabbe, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK
News: http://www.ieti.net/news/detail.aspx?id=309

2023 2nd IETI Green Development and Sustainability Award Winner(s):

Ramesh Agarwal, WashingtonUniversity in St. Louis, USA
Jing Sun, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Griffith University, Australia
News: http://www.ieti.net/news/detail.aspx?id=344


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