ENFL Distinguished Researcher Award


ACS Energy & Fuels (ENFL) Division invites nominations for  Distinguished Researcher Award . The award is formerly known as ACS Petroleum Chemistry Division Distinguished Researcher Award.

The criteria for the award include:

Excellence in Science/Profession

Excellence in basic or applied research in broadly defined area of energy and fuels chemistry, as evidenced by publications or patents, invention or commercialization of new technologies, and leadership in the research area. Nominee must have made significant and original contributions in research and developments that have advanced the field of petroleum chemistry or other energy and fuels chemistry.

Contributions to the Division and to ACS

Contributions to ACS and the Energy and Fuels Division or its predecessors (the former Petroleum Chemistry and Fuel Chemistry Divisions) could include, but is not limited to, contributions to ACS symposia including those sponsored by ENFL or its predecessors, as an invited speaker, a presenter, or symposium organizer.

Member in good standing of the Division

Nominees must be current members in good standing of the American Chemical Society and Energy and Fuels Division. Former members will not be considered as nominees.

Nomination package should include a letter of nomination summarizing the research accomplishments and service to ACS and the Division of Energy and Fuels or its predecessors (no more than 5 pages), a CV including list of selected publications (no more than 5-6 pages) and three supporting letters.

Nominations for award should be sent electronically to: 

Professor Chunshan Song,

The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Pennsylvania State University 

E-mail: ChunshanSong@cuhk.edu.hk

The deadline for nominations is September 15th.  The award consists of $2,000, a plaque, and a ticket to the Division dinner. The awardee will be recognized by an Award Symposium during the Spring  ACS National Meeting.

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