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PMSE ACS Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings

ACS Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings

Sponsor: PMSE Division of the ACS

Purpose: The award recognizes outstanding contributions to coatings science, technology and engineering and recognizes significant noteworthy individual contributions to the coatings field.

Nature: The award consists of $3,000 and an ACS Award Plaque.

Eligibility: The “Roy W. Tess Coatings Award Fund” was established, owned and administered by the Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Division (PMSE) of the American Chemical Society. The fund is used to finance an annual cash award, the costs of a plaque to be presented to the Awardee, and the appropriate incidental expenses. These expenses shall be financed from the earnings of the fund. The award was initially funded by a donation of approximately $12,000 by Dr. and Mrs. Roy W. Tess in 1984.

Deadline: Nominations for the specific award year must be submitted by September 1 of the previous year to the Chairman of the Roy W. Tess Award committee. The Awardee is then selected by an award committee.

Contact Information

Obtain information on the “Criteria and Nominating Procedures” from:
Chairman of Roy W. Tess award Committee
Theodore Provder, Ph.D.
5645A Emerald Ridge Parkway
Solon, OH 44139

(440) 914-0611