ACS Award in Theoretical Chemistry

Award at a Glance

TypeAward
Recipient Industry, Chemistry Professional, Faculty
Category National Awards
Amount$5,000 + expenses
DeadlineNovember 1, 2022

Purpose

To recognize innovative research in theoretical chemistry that either advances theoretical methodology or contributes to new discoveries about chemical systems.

Description

The award consists of $5,000 and a certificate. Up to $2,500 for travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed.

Eligibility

A nominee must have accomplished innovative research in the field of theoretical chemistry. Emphasis in the selection process will be on work characterized by depth, originality, and scientific significance. The award will be granted regardless of race, gender, age, religion, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, presence of disabilities, and educational background.

Deadline

November 1 (annual review)

How to Apply

The nomination period is open from July 1 to November 1. Learn more about ACS National Award Nominations.

Sponsor

ACS Division of Physical Chemistry

History

The ACS Division of Physical Chemistry begin sponsoring this award in 2017. The ACS sponsored the award in 2015-2016.  Dell Incorporated sponsored the award from 2010-2014. The ACS sponsored this award in 2009. The award was established in 1991 and sponsored by the IBM Corp. until 2008.

Contact Information

Awards Office
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-4801
Phone: 202-872-4575
Fax: 202-776-8008
awards@acs.org

2019 recipient Donald G. Truhlar (center) is presented his award by sponsor representative Anne B. McCoy (right), and Bonnie A. Charpentier, ACS President (left).
2019 recipient Donald G. Truhlar (center) is presented his award by sponsor representative Anne B. McCoy (right), and Bonnie A. Charpentier, ACS President (left).
Photo by Loris Guzzetta/ACS

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