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Chemistry of Thermoplastic Elastomers Award

Chemistry of Thermoplastic Elastomers Award

Sponsor: Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society Inc.

Purpose: This award is to honor significant contributions in the advancement of the chemistry of thermoplastic elastomers.

Nature: This award includes $4,000, and engraved plaque, and $500 for travel expenses incurred in attendance at the awards ceremony meeting.

Eligibility: The recipient shall be any chemical researcher and must have made an outstanding contribution if the field of thermoplastic elastomer chemistry. Particular emphasis is placed on innovations that have yielded significant new commercial or patentable materials. Patentable innovations in process chemistry for the production of new thermoplastic elastomers will also be eligible for this award. This award is open and not restricted to Rubber Division, ACS membership.

Deadline: July 15 (annual review by committee).

Establishment & Support: Rubber Division, ACS established this award in 1991. The Ralph S. Graff Foundation currently sponsors this award.

Contact Information:
Rubber Division, ACS