ACS Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of lnorganic Chemistry Recipients

Congratulations to past recipients of the ACS Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of lnorganic Chemistry, which recognizes individuals who advanced inorganic chemistry by significant service in addition to performance of outstanding research.


  • 2021 - Kenneth D. Karlin
  • 2020 - Bruce E. Bursten
  • 2019 - Debbie C. Crans
  • 2018 - Thomas B. Rauchfuss
  • 2017 - William B. Tolman
  • 2016 - Vincent L. Pecoraro
  • 2015 - Kim R. Dunbar
  • 2014 - T. Don Tilley
  • 2013 - Peter C. Ford
  • 2012 - Arnold L. Rheingold
  • 2011 - Charles P. Casey
  • 2010 - Richard D. Adams
  • 2009 - Alan H. Cowley
  • 2008 - Tobin J. Marks
  • 2007 - Robert J. Angelici
  • 2006 - Edward I. Solomon
  • 2005 - Thomas G. Spiro
  • 2004 - James H. Espenson
  • 2003 - Richard Eisenberg
  • 2002 - Thomas J. Meyer
  • 2001 - John P. Fackler, Jr.
  • 2000 - John D. Corbett
  • 1999 - Malcolm H. Chisholm
  • 1998 - Herbert D. Kaesz
  • 1997 - John E. Bercaw
  • 1996 - Dale W. Margerum
  • 1995 - Marcetta Y. Darensbourg
  • 1994 - Stephen J. Lippard
  • 1993 - Theodore L. Brown
  • 1992 - James A. Ibers
  • 1991 - James P. Collman
  • 1990 - Richard H. Holm
  • 1989 - Neil Bartlett
  • 1988 - M. Frederick Hawthorne
  • 1987 - Duward F. Shriver
  • 1986 - Jack Lewis
  • 1985 - Jack Halpren
  • 1984 - Harry B. Gray
  • 1983 - Norman Sutin
  • 1982 - Arthur W. Adamson
  • 1981 - Dietmar Seyferth
  • 1980 - Arthur E. Martell
  • 1979 - Earl L. Muetterties
  • 1978 - Harry J. Em√Čleus
  • 1977 - James L. Hoard
  • 1976 - Daryle H. Busch
  • 1975 - Fred Basolo
  • 1974 - F. Albert Cotton
  • 1973 - Ronald J. Gillespie
  • 1972 - John C. Bailar, Jr.
  • 1971 - Joseph Chatt
  • 1970 - Ralph G. Pearson
  • 1969 - Anton B. Burg
  • 1968 - William N. Lipscomb, Jr.
  • 1967 - Henry Taube
  • 1966 - George H. Cady
  • 1965 - Robert W. Parry