Kate Sellar

Carothers Award Call for 2013 Nominations

Blog Post created by Kate Sellar on Mar 24, 2011

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
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.