James T. Grady-James H. Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public Recipients

Congratulations to past recipients of the James T. Grady-James H. Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public Recipients, which recognizes, encourages, and stimulates outstanding reporting directly to the public, which materially increases the public's knowledge and understanding of chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields.


  • 2021 - Sam Kean
  • 2020 - Raychelle Burks
  • 2019 - Sir Martyn Poliakoff
  • 2018 - Bassam Z. Shakhashiri
  • 2017 - Thomas A. Hager
  • 2016 - Peter Atkins
  • 2015 - Deborah L. Blum
  • 2014 - Alan Alda
  • 2013 - Shirley O. Corriher
  • 2012 - Paul Raeburn
  • 2011 - Theodore W. Gray
  • 2010 - Ron Seely
  • 2009 - Roald Hoffmann
  • 2008 - Harold McGee
  • 2007 - Stuart F. Brown
  • 2006 - Philip Ball
  • 2005 - Robert L. Wolke
  • 2004 - William S. Hammack
  • 2003 - Boyce Rensberger
  • 2002 - Curt Suplee
  • 2001 - David Perlman
  • 2000 - Jeff Wheelwright
  • 1999 - Joseph A. Schwarcz
  • 1998 - Joseph W. Palca
  • 1997 - Richard Lipkin
  • 1996 - Elizabeth Pennisi
  • 1995 - Ivan Amato
  • 1994 - Don Herbert
  • 1993 - Tom Siegfried
  • 1992 - Malcolm W. Browne
  • 1991 - Betty Debnam
  • 1990 - Jerry E. Bishop
  • 1989 - Robert Kanigel
  • 1988 - Arthur Fisher
  • 1987 - Al Rossiter, Jr.
  • 1986 - Ben Patrusky
  • 1985 - Joe Alper
  • 1984 - Cristine Russell
  • 1983 - Matt Clark
  • 1982 - Albert Rosenfeld
  • 1981 - Robert W. Cooke
  • 1979 - Peter Gwynne
  • 1980 - Edward Edelson
  • 1978 - Michael Woods
  • 1977 - Patrick Young
  • 1976 - Gene Bylinsky
  • 1975 - Jon Franklin
  • 1974 - Ronald Kotulak
  • 1973 - O. A. Battista
  • 1972 - Dan Q. Posin
  • 1971 - Victor Cohn
  • 1970 - Robert C. Cowen
  • 1969 - Walter Sullivan
  • 1968 - Raymond A. Bruner
  • 1967 - Irving S. Bengelsdorf
  • 1966 - Frank E. Carey
  • 1965 - Isaac Asimov
  • 1964 - Nate Haseltine
  • 1963 - Lawrence Lessing
  • 1962 - John F. Baxter
  • 1961 - David Dietz
  • 1960 - Watson Davis
  • 1959 - Alton L. Blakeslee
  • 1958 - William L. Laurence
  • 1957 - David H. Killeffer