The American Chemical Society, Delaware Section is seeking nominations for the 2013 Wallace H. Carothers Award. Presented annually, the award recognizes scientific innovators who have made outstanding contributions and advances in industrial applications of chemistry. The award consists of the Carothers Award Sculpture and a cash award of $2,000.
Nominations should include the nominee's name, present position, and address; a concise resume of the nominee's professional career; a narrative summary of the scientific achievements that form the basis for the nomination, including explanations of the importance of the work including if possible financial impact; a list of honors and awards with the dates received and the organizations conferring these; and a list of the nominee's more important publications. Additional supporting letters are encouraged. Send all materials to
Allison B. Moore, Ph.D. Secretary, Carothers Award Committee firstname.lastname@example.org 302.995.4140 voice
Applications can also be mailed to Allison B. Moore, Ph.D. Secretary, Carothers Award Committee Ashland Research Center 500 Hercules Road Building 8100/ Room 206 Wilmington, DE 19808-1599
If you know of a highly qualified person, but do not want to submit a nomination, please contact the Secretary with the person's name and affiliation by E-mail. The deadline for 2013 Carothers Award nomination is November 30, 2011. The nominations submitted after the deadline will be considered for future years other than the year of 2013.