E. V. Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry

Award at a Glance

Recipient Industry, Chemistry Professional, International
Category National Awards
Amount$5,000 + expenses
DeadlineNovember 1, 2023


To stimulate fundamental research in industrial and engineering chemistry, the development of chemical engineering principles, and its application to industrial processes.


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.


A nominee must have accomplished outstanding research of a theoretical or experimental nature in the fields of industrial chemistry or chemical engineering. 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.


November 1 (Annual Review)

How to Apply

The nomination period is open from July 1 to November 1 annually. Learn more about submitting a nomination for the ACS National Awards.


Sponsored by the ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company


The ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company established the E. V. Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry in 1955.

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Email: awards@acs.org

2024 Murphree Awards Recipient Rakesh Agrawal
2024 Recipient Rakesh Agrawal (Center) is Presented with His Award by Mary K. Carroll, ACS President (Left), and Sponsor Representative Doron Levin (Right)
Photo by EPNAC.com

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