Call For Nominations For Esselen Award | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 92 Issue 37 | p. 40 | Awards
Issue Date: September 15, 2014

Call For Nominations For Esselen Award

Department: ACS News
Keywords: awards

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

Nominations should be e-mailed to both Mukund Chorghade at and Karen Piper at The deadline for nominations is Oct. 15.


Linda Wang compiles this section. Announcements of awards may be sent to

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