Edward Leete Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Research in Organic Chemistry

Sponsor: Division of Organic Chemistry

Purpose - To recognize outstanding contributions to teaching and research in Organic Chemistry.

Nature: The award is presented biennially during the fall national meeting of the American Chemical Society. The Award consists of a $1,500 cash prize.

Eligibility - Nominees must be members of the Organic Division of the American Chemical Society who have made outstanding contributions to both teaching and research. Teaching should be considered in the broadest sense, including of professional chemists, the dissemination of information about chemistry to prospective chemists, to members of the profession, to students in other areas and to the general public. A nominee must also have accomplished outstanding creative work in any area of organic chemistry.

Deadline - The deadline for nominations for the 2011 award will announced on the Division of Organic Chemistry website.

Establishment & Support: The award is named in honor of Edward Leete who, through his contributions to science and education, fostered an appreciation and love for organic chemistry. The award was endowed by contributions from Professor Leete's students and colleagues.

Contact Information

Information on the award is available at Division of Organic Chemistry on the Edward Leete Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Research in Organic Chemistry webpage.