The award is a sculpture, commissioned by the Delaware Section, of two hands molding a benzene ring, depicting man shaping molecules. The artist is Mr. Domenico Mortellito, a well-known local sculptor, muralist, and painter, who pioneered the use of synthetic materials in the fine arts.
CAROTHERS AWARD NOMINATIONS
The ACS Delaware Section seeks nominations for the 2019 Wallace H. Carothers Award to recognize outstanding contributions and advances in industrial applications of chemistry. The award consists of a $2,000 cash prize and a sculpture Past awardees include Richard F. Heck, Joanna Fowler, Robert Langer, Barry Sharpless, Stephen L. Buchwald, Jean Frechet, and many other accomplished scientists.
Nominations should include the nominee’s name, present position, and address; a concise résumé 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, as well as its financial impact, if possible; a list of honors and awards with the dates received and the organizations conferring them; and a list of the nominee’s more important publications. Additional supporting letters are encouraged. E-mail materials to Nora Radu at [email protected]. Those who want to recommend a highly qualified person but do not want to submit a nomination can e-mail the person’s name and affiliation to Radu. The deadline for nominations is March 15th.