The ACS Northeastern Section seeks nominations for the 2015 Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest. The award, which consists of $5,000 and a medal, is given annually to a chemical scientist whose scientific and technical work has contributed to the public well-being and has communicated the positive values of the chemical profession. The award presentation will take place in April 2015.
Nominations should be submitted as a single pdf file including a letter signed by the primary sponsor with a description of how the nominee’s work has made a major contribution to the public welfare and communicated positive values of the chemical profession, plus the names of two cosponsors. Detailed nomination instructions are available at www.nesacs.org.