E. V. Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry

Award at a Glance

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


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. Learn more about ACS National Award Nominations.


ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering


The ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company established the award in 1955.

Contact Information

Awards Office
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-4801
Phone: 202-872-4575
Fax: 202-776-8008

photo of Joseph DeSimone presented with his award
2022 recipient Joseph M. DeSimone (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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