ACS Award for Team Innovation Recipients

Congratulations to past recipients of the ACS Award for Team Innovation, which recognizes a multidisciplinary team for successfully moving an innovative idea to a product in commercial use now.


2021
François Beaume, Arkema’s Pierre Benite plant; Walter P. Kosar Jr., Gregory S. O’Brien, and Roderick Reber III, Arkema; Jean-Michel Espenan and Olivier Lorain, Polymem.

2020
Lori L. Kardos, Teresa Karjala, Joe Ortega, Dow; Otto J. Berbée (retired) and Jaap den Doelder, Dow Benelux, The Netherlands

2019
Eric K. Lin, Vivek M. Prabhu, Christopher L. Soles, and Wen-li Wu (retired), National Institute of Standards and Technology

2018
Vladimir G. Beylin (Pfizer), Brian P. Chekal (Pfizer), Nga M. Do (Pfizer), David W. Fry (Pfizer), Nathan D. Ide (Abbvie Inc), Brian P. Jones (Pfizer Central Research), Peter L. Toogood (Lycera Corp.), and  Hairong (Angela) Zhou (Genentech).

2017
Robert A. De Vries (R DeVries Consulting, LLC), Philip Garrou (Microelectronic Consultants of NC), Carol E. Mohler (Dow Chemical), Theodore M. Stokich, Jr., (Dow Chemical), and Eric S. Moyer, (LORD Corporation).

2016
Matthew F. Brown (Pfizer, Inc), Mark E. Flanagan (Pfizer, Inc), Chakrapani Subramanyam (Pfizer, Inc), Paul S. Changelian (Confluence Life Sciences), and Michael J. Munchhof (Michael J. Munchhof, LLC).

2015
Ryan Gaston, James R. Keenihan, Abhijit A. Namjoshi, Stephen Pisklak, and Jason A. Reese, (Dow Chemical).

2014
Ramin Amin-Sanayei, Kevin Hanrahan, John Stuligross, Roice Wille and Kurt Wood (Arkema).

2013
Dustin Caldwell, April Carman, Glen E. Fryxell, Kenneth G. Rappé, and Thomas S. Zemanian (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory).

2012
Raymond E. Boucher, James E. Dripps, Donald E. Kelley, and Nick D. Simmons (Dow AgroSciences LLC).

2011
Patricia Burns (Xerox Research Centre of Webster), Chieh-Min Cheng (Xerox Corporation), Grazyna Kmiecik-Lawrynowicz (Xerox Corporation) and Tie Hwee Ng (Xerox Research Centre of Canada).

2010
Daniel Cordova, John H. Freudenberger, Thomas P. Selby and Thomas M. Stevenson (DuPont Crop Protection).

2009
Hai-Ying Chen (Johnson Matthey Inc.), Neal W. Currier (Cummins Inc.), Howard S. Hess (Johnson Matthey Inc.), Bradlee J. Stroia (Cummins Inc.), Aleksey Yezerets (Cummins Inc.).

2008
Stanley Collins (3M) and Scott R. Culler (3M).

2007
Michael R. Barbachyn (Pfizer Inc.), Steven J. Brickner (Pfizer Inc.), Douglas K. Hutchinson (Abbott Laboratories) and Peter R. Manninen (Eli Lilly and Company)

2006
Charles A. Harbert (retired), B. Kenneth Koe (retired), Reinhard Sarges (retired), Albert Weissman (retired) and Willard M. Welch (retired), Pfizer Inc.

2005
S. Randall Holmes-Farley (Genzyme Drug Discovery and Development) and W. Harry Mandeville (Peptimmune, Inc. for work done at Genzyme Drug Discovery and Devleopment)

2004 Steven A. Van Slyke and Ching W. Tang (Eastman Kodak Company)

2003
Charles R. Harrison, George P. Lahm, Stephen F. McCann, and Keith D. Wing, (E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.,Inc.); and Rafael Shapiro (Bristol-Myers Squibb for work done at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.,Inc.)

2002
Zhenan Bao, Ananth Dodabalapur, and John A. Rogers (Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies); Karl Amundson and Paul S. Drzaic (E Ink Corporation)

2001
Francis M. Houlihan and Omkaram Nalamasu (Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies), James M. Davidson and Ashok T. Reddy (Arch Chemicals, Inc.); and Arturo N. Medina (Arch Chemicals Semiconductor Photopolymers)

2000
Juan P. Arhancet, Hoe H. Chuah, Donald R. Kelsey, Joseph B. Powell, and Paul R. Weider (Shell Chemical Co.)

1999
Michael Showell and Manuel Venegas (Procter & Gamble Co.); and Richard R. Bott, David Estell, and Thomas P. Graycar (Genencor International)

1998
James H. Anderson, Ronald E. Chance, Richard DiMarchi, and Bruce H. Frank (Eli Lilly & Co.)

1997
David J. Carini, John V. Duncia, and Pancras C. Wong (DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Co.); and Ronald S. Eydelloth and Michael L. Goldberg (Merck Research Laboratories)

1996
Satish Duggal, Thomas Hinman, Brian Stutts, David F. Thompson, and Raja Wusirika (Corning, Inc.)