The award acknowledges a researcher who early in his/her career has demonstrated excellence and innovation in their research on topics published by Plasma Sources Science and Technology (PSST).
The award is named after the founding editor of the journal, Professor Noah Hershkowitz.
2014: Ronny Brandenburg (Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology, Germany).
2013: Deborah O'Connell (University of York, UK).
2012: Peter Bruggeman (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands).
2011: Stephane Mazouffre (Laboratoire d'Aerothermie, France).