Purpose. To provide recognition for meritorious contributions to the welfare and distinction of the Section, as demonstrated by contributions to education, research, Sectional service or community service.
Nature. The award consists of an ACS major award plaque and is presented in October.
Establishment and Support. The award was established in 1969 by vote of the Section Executive Board and is supported by Section funds.
Rules of Eligibility. A nominee must be an ACS member who resides within the Section. Contributions recognized by the award must have been performed while the recipient was a resident of the Section area.
Requirements. A complete application includes:
§ A nomination letter, not exceeding two pages.
§ Two seconding letters - each containing information which is significantly different from each other and the nominating letter.
§ Nominee's Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Electronic submission of the packet to the Awards Chair is preferred. Please send as a pdf file to: Awards Chair: Kerry K. Spilker, KSpilker@chevron.com
Alternatively, one copy of the above packet may be sent to the Chairman of the Awards Committee:
Houston, TX 77042
Attn: Kerry Spilker
Deadline for Submission. September 1st, 2013.
Announcement of Award Recipient. October 1st, 2013.
Award Presentation. The ACS Greater Houston Local Section Award wil be presented at a Fall Section meeting.
Please contact KSpilker@chevron.com for more information
2012 ACS - Greater Houston Section Awards
Dr. R. Bruce Weisman, Rice University
For his meritorious contributions to the welfare and distinction of the local section within the Greater Houston area, as demonstrated by his contributions to education, research, and his service to the section and community service. Dr.R. Bruce Weisman's BioSketch.
Younger Chemist Award
Michael L. Matson, Ph.D., University of Houston-Downtown
Excellence in Two Year College Teaching
Jean C. Whileyman, Ph.D, Lone Star College
National Award Recipients
ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry
Dr. Edwin L. Thomas, Rice University
ACS Award in Theoretical Chemistry
Dr. Peter G. Wolynes, Rice University
James Bryant Conant Award in High School Chemistry Teaching
Mrs. Roxana Allen, St. John’s School
2012 ACS Fellows
Dr. Amber Hinkle, Bayer Material Science, LLC
Lisa Houston, PAC, LP
Dr. Dave Singleton, Shell Chemicals (Retired)
Regional Award Recipient
Southwest Regional Teaching Award
Mrs. Lynn E. Millikan, St. Thomas Episcopal School
National Chemistry Chair Persons
Dr. Bob Botto, Exxon ( Retired)
Dr. Elmer Ledesma, University of St. Thomas
Kim Millspaugh, Shell Oil
Dr. Valerie Moore
Professor Mamie Moy, University of Houston
Dr. Sunny Tang, Shell Chemicals (Retired)
2012 Technician Achievement Award Recipient
Karla Hartman, Shell Chemicals
2011 ACS-GHS Section Award winner:
Dr. James F. Stevens,Chevron, Retired