Joel Henry Hildebrand Award in the Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry of Liquids

Award at a Glance

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

Purpose

To recognize distinguished contributions to the understanding of the chemistry and physics of liquids.

Description

The award consists of $5,000 and a certificate. Up to $1,000 in travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed.

Eligibility

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)

Due to no funding source, nominations for the following awards were not accepted for the 2023 National Awards Cycle. If you have information about a possible entity wishing to sponsor one or more of these awards, please contact awards@acs.org.

How to Apply

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

Sponsor

ExxonMobil Research and Engineering

History

The ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co. has sponsored the award since 1992. Sponsorship was assumed by E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. from 1989 to 1992. The American Chemical Society (ACS) sponsored the 1988 presentation. The award was established in 1980 in recognition of the scientific contributions of ACS Past President Joel H. Hildebrand. The award was sponsored by the Shell Companies Foundation, Inc. from 1981 to 1987. The first award was presented to Dr. Hildebrand as part of the observances of his 100th birthday in November 1981.

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

Gregory Voth receives his 2019 award plaque on stage with the ACS President and his sponsor representative.
2019 recipient Gregory A. Voth (center) is presented his award by sponsor representative Brandon Weldon (right) and Bonnie A. Charpentier, ACS President (left).
Photo by Loris Guzzetta/ACS

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