ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry

Award at a Glance

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

Purpose

This award recognizes outstanding fundamental contributions and achievements in the field of polymer chemistry.

Description

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

Eligibility

The nominees for this award are expected to have demonstrated pioneering research accomplishments in synthetic methods of unique polymeric materials and/or achieved profound discoveries in polymer physical chemistry leading to recognized advancements in our understanding of complex macromolecular behavior. This award is specifically intended to acknowledge the impact in basic science of a researcher’s body of work in the broad field of polymer chemistry on our global needs for advanced polymeric systems and materials. 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

ExxonMobil Chemical Company

History

ExxonMobil Chemical Company assumed sponsorship of the award in 1981. Witco Chemical Corp. Foundation established the award in 1962.

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

photo of Robert M. Waymouth presented with his award
2022 recipient Robert M. Waymouth (center) is presented his award by Wen Li (right), and Angela K. Wilson, ACS President (left).
Photo by Nam Thai, EPNAC.com

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