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Nomination Guidelines (Senior)

  1.0 Criterion for Election as Senior Fellow

Achievements which serve as the Criterion for election as Senior Fellow may take any of a number of forms including:

1.1 Outstanding individual achievements or outstanding leadership in science, engineering and technology.
1.2 Innovative achievements or development of high technology industries or technological industries or technological operations within non-technological industries, or of Government or non-Government organisations (NGOs) dealing with issues relating to science, engineering and technology.
1.3 Outstanding contributions in the areas of science, engineering and technology that have benefited the community and mankind.
1.4 Outstanding contributions to the Academy of Sciences Malaysia during their tenure as Fellows of the Academy by participating and being actively involved in all of Academy’s activities in line with the Academy’s mission and objectives.
1.5 Outstanding contributions at the international level and outstanding individual recognition for achievements and contributions internationally in the fields of science, engineering and technology.

 

  2.0 Proposing a Candidate for Election as Senior Fellow
2.1 All Fellows are invited to nominate among Fellows by submitting a nomination form.
2.2 The nomination of Senior Fellows should be done yearly. Therefore, fresh updated nomination forms must be submitted before 31 December of each year. Carried forward nominations will not be considered.
2.3 Any Fellow can nominate and second a Fellow to be considered as a Senior Fellow.

 

  3.0 Appointment Procedure

The nominations received will be vetted and short listed at the Senior Fellows’ Meeting. The short listed nominations will be forwarded to ASM Council for endorsement.

The names of the candidates together with the detailed curriculum vitae and the reasons for Council’s recommendation shall be forwarded by the ASM Secretary General to the Chairman of the Special Panel for the Selection of Senior Fellows.

The Special Panel shall deliberate on the candidates and agree by majority vote on those candidates to be appointed as Senior Fellows.

Council shall be notified by the ASM Secretary General of the decision of the Special Panel and shall appoint those candidates as Senior Fellows at the next Council Meeting.

  4.0 Completing the Nomination Form

 

The proposer is advised to address the respective attributes which are regarded as being of primary importance and suggests that if proposer of nominations could address each of these where appropriate it would simplify the task of the assessment process. The items listed in the nomination form are as below:

4.1 Nomination form must be typed.
4.2 A complete nomination must consist of the following items:
  bullet Completed nomination form 
  bullet Two copy of passport photograph taken within the last six months, one which is mounted on the front page of the application form and one un-mounted photograph. Digitally reproduced photos must be reproduced without discernible pixels or dot patterns. Copy machine photos are not accepted. 
  bullet Updated Curriculum Vitae 
  bullet List of publication 
  bullet Nomination form shall be signed by at least two Fellows one of whom sign as proposer and another as seconder and by any other Fellows as supporters and shall be lodged with the Secretary General. 
4.3  One hard copy of the nomination submitted to the ASM Secretary General before 31 December of each year.  
4.4  All nominations are to be checked upon receipt by the ASM Secretary General. If incomplete in any way, the nomination form will be referred back immediately to the proposer.  
4.5  The proposer is advised to address the respective attributes which are regarded as being of primary importance and suggests that if proposer of nominations could address each of these where appropriate it would simplify the task of the assessment process. The items listed in the nomination form are as below:  
  1.  Individual Achievements 
  2.  Innovative Achievements 
  3.  Contribution in the area of SET that have benefited community and mankind 
  4.  Contribution to ASM 
  5.  Contribution at international level and individual recognition for the contribution in the field of SET 

 

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