Chemical Breakthrough Awards Seek Nominations | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 93 Issue 37 | p. 34 | Awards
Issue Date: September 21, 2015

Chemical Breakthrough Awards Seek Nominations

Department: ACS News

The ACS Division of the History of Chemistry is calling for nominations for its 2015 Citation for Chemical Breakthrough Awards.

The awards recognize breakthrough publications, books, and patents worldwide in the field of chemistry. The advances must have been revolutionary in concept, broad in scope, and long-term in impact.

Departments or institutions being recognized will receive a plaque to be hung near the office or laboratory where the breakthrough was achieved.

Nominations must include a full literature citation and a supporting statement of up to 200 words. All nominations must be received by Oct. 16.

More information and nomination forms are available at Click the heading “Divisional Awards.” Send nominations to


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

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