ACS Energy and Fuels Division invites nominations for 2015 Distinguished Researcher Award in Petroleum Chemistry. The award is formerly known as ACS Petroleum Chemistry Div. Distinguished Researcher Award.
The criteria for the award include:
Excellence in Science/Profession: Excellence in basic or applied research in broadly defined area of petroleum chemistry, as evidenced by publications or patents, invention or commercialization of new technologies, and leadership in the research area. Nominee must have made significant and original contributions in research and developments that have advanced the field of petroleum chemistry.
Contributions to the Division and to ACS: Contributions to ACS and the Energy and Fuels Division or its predecessors (the former ACS Petroleum Chemistry and Fuel Chemistry Divisions) could include, but is not limited to, services to the division(s), contributions to governance, meetings (organization of symposia or major presentations), publications (editor or guest editor, associate editor, editorial board), etc.
Member in good standing of the Division: Nominees must be current members in good standing of the American Chemical Society and Energy and Fuels Division. Former members will not be considered as nominees.
Nomination package should include a letter of nomination summarizing the research accomplishments and service to ACS and the Division of Energy and Fuels or its predecessors (no more than 5 pages), a CV including list of selected publications (no more than 5 pages) and two or three supporting letters.
Nominations for 2015 award should be sent electronically to:
Professor Chunshan Song,
Pennsylvania State University
The deadline for nominations is July 15, 2014. The awardee will be recognized by an Award Symposium during the Spring 2015 ACS National Meeting.
Past recipients of the award include:
2007 Martin Gorbaty ExxonMobil
2009 Roel Prins ETH Zurich
2010 Henrik Topsøe Haldor Topsøe A/S
2011 Chunshan Song Pennsylvania State University
2012 Umit Ozkan Ohio State University
2013 Burtron Davis University of Kentucky
2014 Ted Oyama University of Tokyo and Virginia Tech