Glenn T. Seaborg Award for Nuclear Chemistry

Award at a Glance

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

Purpose

To recognize and encourage research in nuclear and radiochemistry or their applications.

Description

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

Eligibility

A nominee must have made outstanding contributions to nuclear or radiochemistry or to their applications. 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 Nuclear Chemistry and Technology

History

The ACS Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology began sponsoring the award in 2004. ACS sponsored the award in 2002 and 2003. The Gordon and Breach Publishing Group sponsored the award from 1996 to 2001. As the ACS Award for Nuclear Chemistry, it was supported by funds from a gift to the Society by an anonymous donor during 1990 to 1991 and in odd-numbered years from 1980 to 1985. In the intervening even-numbered years, it was sponsored by EG&G ORTEC. Sponsorship was assumed by Amersham Corp. from 1986 to 1989. The Nuclear-Chicago Corp. a subsidiary of G. D. Searle and Co. established a predecessor award, the ACS Award for Nuclear Applications in Chemistry, in 1953.

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 award recipient Thomas Albrecht-Schmitt holds up his award plaque.
2019 recipient Thomas E. Albrecht-Schmitt (center) is presented his award by sponsor representative, Jenifer Shafer (right), and Bonnie A. Charpentier, ACS President (left).
Photo by Loris Guzzetta/ACS

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