ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science Recipients

Congratulations to past recipients of the ACS Award in Applied Polymer Science, which recognizes and encourages outstanding achievements in the science or technology of plastics, coatings, polymer composites, adhesives, and related fields.


  • 2022 - Richard B. Kaner
  • 2021 - Dirk J. Broer
  • 2020 - Joachim Kohn
  • 2019 - Shanti Swarup
  • 2018 - Paula T. Hammond
  • 2017 - Zhenan Bao
  • 2016 - Thomas P. Russell
  • 2015 - Geoffrey W. Coates
  • 2014 - Nicholas A. Peppas
  • 2013 - Mitchell A. Winnik
  • 2012 - John R. Reynolds
  • 2011 - Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
  • 2010 - Andrew J. Lovinger
  • 2009 - Benny D. Freeman
  • 2008 - P. Anne Hiltner
  • 2007 - Harry R. Allcock
  • 2006 - Christopher K. Ober
  • 2005 - Craig J. Hawker
  • 2004 - C. Grant Willson
  • 2003 - Lloyd M. Robeson
  • 2002 - James E. McGrath
  • 2001 - Daniel J. Brunelle
  • 2000 - Lewis J. Fetters
  • 1999 - Elsa Reichmanis
  • 1998 - Alan D. English
  • 1997 - Jack L. Koenig
  • 1996 - Jean M. J. FrÉchet
  • 1995 - Joseph P. Kennedy
  • 1994 - James E. Mark
  • 1993 - Owen W. Webster
  • 1992 - Robert S. Langer
  • 1991 - E. J. Vandenberg
  • 1990 - Otto Vogl
  • 1989 - Leo Mandelkern
  • 1988 - David S. Breslow
  • 1987 - O. A. Battista
  • 1986 - William J. Bailey
  • 1985 - James Economy