ACS Physical Chemistry Division Award in Theoretical Chemistr

ACS Physical Chemistry Division Award in Theoretical Chemistry

Sponsor: PHYS Division; Telluride School on Theoretical Chemistry (TSTC)

Purpose: To recognize outstanding contributions in theoretical chemistry

Nature: The recipient will receive a $2,000 honorarium, a plaque, and will be invited to the next Telluride School on Theoretical Chemistry (TSTC), which are held every other summer, starting in 2009.  At that meeting, he/she will present a plenary lecture and receive the award. The TSTC will pay up to $1,500 to cover travel, lodging, and meal expenses for the Award winner while at the TSTC. The recipient will also be invited to present his/her work at the fall ACS meeting that immediately follows the announcement of the award. At that meeting, he/she will also be recognized at the annual reception sponsored by the PHYS Division and the Journal of Physical Chemistry. The Division will pay up to $1,500 to cover the travel, lodging, and meal expenses for the award winner while at that ACS meeting.

Eligibility: Eligibility is restricted to Physical Chemistry Division members who, at the time of the nomination, have not yet won a national award from a scientific society that is based on the nominee’s scientific accomplishments. Members of the National Academy of Science are also ineligible, but fellowship in a professional society is not considered a national award in this context. Currently serving members of the PHYS Division Executive Committee or Executive Committees of any of the Subdivisions of the PHYS Division are ineligible for nomination for this award until after their term of service.

Deadline: November 1 (annual review).

Establishment & Support: Established in 2008

Contact Information: PHYS Division Secretary/Treasurer

Division Name: PHYS

Division Website: http://phys-acs.org/