Purpose: The Oesper Award is given annually to recognize an outstanding chemist of our time for a lifetime of significant accomplishments in the field of chemistry with long lasting impact on the chemical sciences.
Eligibility: The award is open to any member of the global community of chemists across the broad range of disciplines within the field of chemistry.
Nominations: Nominations for the award may be made by any member of the Faculty of the Chemistry Department of the University of Cincinnati and typically include a letter of recommendation describing the nominee’s exceptional contributions and the nominee’s CV. The selection of the awardee is determined by a vote of the Chemistry Department faculty. The Award is jointly sponsored by the Cincinnati Section and the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati.