Biographical Sketch Requirements

A biographical sketch in the style of the National Science Foundation (limited to two pages) is required. The following information must be provided in the order and format specified below.

  1. Professional Preparation

    A list of your undergraduate and graduate education and postdoctoral training as indicated below:

    • Undergraduate Institution(s), Major, Degree & Year
    • Graduate Institution(s), Major, Degree & Year
    • Postdoctoral Institution(s), Area, Inclusive Dates (years)
  2. Appointments

    A list, in reverse chronological order, of all the individual’s academic/professional appointments beginning with the current appointment.

  3. Publications

    A list of: (i) up to 5 publications most closely related to the conference topics; and (ii) up to 5 other significant publications, whether or not related to the conference. Each publication identified must include the names of all authors (in the same sequence in which they appear in the publication), the article and journal title, book title, volume number, page numbers, and year of publication. If the document is available electronically, the website address also should be identified.

    For unpublished manuscripts, list only those submitted or accepted for publication (along with most likely date of publication). Patents, copyrights and software systems developed may be substituted for publications.

    Additional lists of publications, invited lectures, etc., should not be included.

  4. Synergistic Activities

    A list of up to five examples that demonstrate the broader impact of the individual’s professional and scholarly activities that focuses on the advancement of women in physics or related topics. Examples could include, among others: innovations in teaching and training (e.g., development of curricular materials and pedagogical methods); contributions to the science of learning particularly with respect to women in physics or science; broadening the participation of groups underrepresented in science, mathematics, engineering and technology; and service to the scientific and engineering community outside of the individual’s immediate organization.