Oesper Award

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.

Contact Information

Department of Chemistry of the University of Cincinnati