ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry Recipients

Congratulations to past recipients of the ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry, which recognizes outstanding fundamental contributions and achievements in the field of polymer chemistryy.


  • 2021 - Ken B. Wagener
  • 2020 - Jeffrey S. Moore
  • 2019 - Timothy M. Swager
  • 2018 - Carlton G. Willson
  • 2017 - Murugappan Muthukumar
  • 2016 - Edmund M. Carnahan
  • 2015 - Nikos Hadjichristidis
  • 2014 - Karen L. Wooley
  • 2013 - Craig J. Hawker
  • 2012 - Edwin L. (Ned) Thomas
  • 2011 - Klaus MÜllen
  • 2010 - Timothy P. Lodge
  • 2009 - Takuzo Aida
  • 2008 - James E. McGrath
  • 2007 - Ludwik Leibler
  • 2006 - Egbert W. Meijer
  • 2005 - Samuel I. Stupp
  • 2004 - Virgil Percec
  • 2003 - Maurice S. Brookhart
  • 2002 - Krzysztof (Kris) Matyjaszewski
  • 2001 - David A. Tirrell
  • 2000 - Jean M. J. FrÉchet
  • 1999 - Robert S. Langer
  • 1998 - Gerhard Wegner
  • 1997 - William J. MacKnight
  • 1996 - Henry K. Hall, Jr.
  • 1995 - Robert H. Grubbs
  • 1994 - Helmut Ringsdorf
  • 1993 - Takeo Saegusa
  • 1992 - Robert W. Lenz
  • 1991 - Marshall Fixman
  • 1990 - Harold A. Scheraga
  • 1989 - William R. Krigbaum
  • 1988 - Pierre deGennes
  • 1987 - Vivian T. Stannett
  • 1986 - Herbert Morawetz
  • 1985 - Joseph P. Kennedy
  • 1984 - Harry R. Allcock
  • 1983 - Richard S. Stein
  • 1982 - John K. Stille
  • 1981 - E. J. Vandenberg
  • 1980 - George B. Butler
  • 1979 - Henri Benoit
  • 1978 - Junji Furukawa
  • 1977 - William J. Bailey
  • 1976 - Paul W. Morgan
  • 1975 - Leo Mandelkern
  • 1974 - John D. Ferry
  • 1973 - Turner Alfrey, Jr.
  • 1972 - Arthur V. Tobolsky
  • 1971 - Georges J. Smets
  • 1970 - Michael M. Szwarc
  • 1969 - Frank A. Bovey
  • 1968 - Charles G. Overberger
  • 1967 - Frank R. Mayo
  • 1966 - Walter H. Stockmayer
  • 1965 - Herman F. Mark
  • 1964 - Carl S. Marvel