2016 Fall Lectureship Series

Call for Nominations

ACS lectureships promote both emerging and established investigators who have contributed groundbreaking research in their fields. Winners receive honoraria and award plaques. Nomination requirements and winnings vary. View a lectureship for specific details and information about previous winners. Know someone who deserves a lectureship? Nominate him or her today!

Analytical

Analytical Chemistry
Young Innovator Award

Sponsored by Analytical Chemistry and the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society

Deadline: April 29, 2016

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This award honors the contributions of an individual who has demonstrated exceptional technical advancement and innovation in the field of micro- or nanofluidics in his or her early career.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $2,500 USD honorarium
  • Up to $1,500 USD in travel expenses to present at the μTAS (MicroTAS) 2016 in Dublin, Ireland, October 9 - 13, 2016

Applied

Journal of Physical Chemistry Lectureship Awards

Sponsored by The Journal of Physical Chemistry and the ACS Physical Chemistry Division

Deadline: December 15, 2015

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The Journal of Physical Chemistry Lectureship Awards honor the contributions of investigators who have made major impacts on the field of physical chemistry in the research areas associated with each journal section. There are three awards, for JPC A, JPC B and JPC C, but nominations are considered collectively and then assigned to one of the awards.

The winners will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

Energy & Fuels Joint Award for Excellence in Publication

Sponsored by Energy & Fuels and the ACS Division of Energy & Fuels

Deadline: January 15, 2015

Learn More & Submit

The second annual Energy & Fuels Joint Award for Excellence in Publication honors an outstanding article published in Energy & Fuels within the last 5 years.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to present an award lecture at the Fall 2016 ACS National Meeting

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Young Investigator Award

Sponsored by ACS Journal Applied Materials & Interfaces and the ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry

Deadline: February 22, 2016

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This annual award recognizes an early career individual's contribution to applied research or technologies.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award

Sponsored by Chemical Research in Toxicology and the ACS Division of Chemical Toxicology

Deadline: March 1, 2016

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This award honors the contributions of a young individual who has had a major impact on research in chemical toxicology or a related field.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

The Philip S. Portoghese Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Sponsored by the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry

Deadline: March 1, 2016

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This award honor the contributions of an individual who has had a major impact on medicinal chemistry research.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting

Analytical Chemistry
Young Innovator Award

Sponsored by Analytical Chemistry and the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society

Deadline: April 29, 2016

Learn More & Submit

The Analytical Chemistry Young Innovator Award honors the contributions of an individual who has demonstrated exceptional technical advancement and innovation in the field of micro- or nanofluidics in his or her early career.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $2,500 USD honorarium
  • Up to $1,500 USD in travel expenses to present at the μTAS (MicroTAS) 2016 in Dublin, Ireland, October 9 - 13, 2016

ACS Synthetic Biology
Young Innovator Award

Deadline: May 23, 2016

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This award honors the contributions of a young scientist who has made a major impact on synthetic biology and/or related fields. The award will be presented at the Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution & Design (SEED) conference, July 18-21, 2016 at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, IL, where the awardee will be invited to present a lecture.

The winner will receive:

  • $2000 USD honorarium
  • An award plaque
  • Travel reimbursement up to $2000 to attend the 2016 SEED meeting

Biological

ACS Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science

Sponsored by ACS Catalysis and the ACS Division of Catalysis Science & Technology

Deadline: December 1, 2015

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This award honors the contributions of an individual or a collaborative team for groundbreaking research that strengthens connections between catalysis subdisciplines and has a profound impact on catalysis as a whole, with the largest emphasis placed on the candidate's impact on catalysis over the last 7 years.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting
  • A symposium to honor the recipient

Journal of Physical Chemistry Lectureship Awards

Sponsored by The Journal of Physical Chemistry and the ACS Physical Chemistry Division

Deadline: December 15, 2015

Learn More & Submit

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Lectureship Awards honor the contributions of investigators who have made major impacts on the field of physical chemistry in the research areas associated with each journal section. There are three awards, for JPC A, JPC B and JPC C, but nominations are considered collectively and then assigned to one of the awards.

The winners will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

The Biomacromolecules/Macromolecules Young Investigator Award

Sponsored by Biomacromolecules, Macromolecules, and ACS Macro Letters along with the ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry

Deadline: January 12, 2016

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This award honors the contribution of two individuals, early in their careers, who have made a major impact on the field of polymer science.

The winners will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting

Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award

Sponsored by Chemical Research in Toxicology and the ACS Division of Chemical Toxicology

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This award honors the contributions of a young individual who has had a major impact on research in chemical toxicology or a related field.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

The Philip S. Portoghese Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Sponsored by the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This award honor the contributions of an individual who has had a major impact on medicinal chemistry research.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting

Bioconjugate Chemistry Lectureship

Sponsored by Bioconjugate Chemistry and the ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry

Deadline: March 31, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This award recognizes outstanding researchers for important recent advances in interfacing synthetic and biological systems. The Lecturer will also be expected to submit a Review or Topical Review in Bioconjugate Chemistry, subject to peer review.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

ACS Synthetic Biology
Young Innovator Award

Deadline: May 23, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This award honors the contributions of a young scientist who has made a major impact on synthetic biology and/or related fields. The award will be presented at the Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution & Design (SEED) conference, July 18-21, 2016 at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, IL, where the awardee will be invited to present a lecture.

The winner will receive:

  • $2000 USD honorarium
  • An award plaque
  • Travel reimbursement up to $2000 to attend the 2016 SEED meeting

Organic/Inorganic

ACS Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science

Sponsored by ACS Catalysis and the ACS Division of Catalysis Science & Technology

Deadline: December 1, 2015

Learn More & Submit

This award honors the contributions of an individual or a collaborative team for groundbreaking research that strengthens connections between catalysis subdisciplines and has a profound impact on catalysis as a whole, with the largest emphasis placed on the candidate's impact on catalysis over the last 7 years.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting
  • A symposium to honor the recipient

Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship

Sponsored by Inorganic Chemistry and the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry

Deadline: December 15, 2015

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This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated creativity and impact in leading research in inorganic chemistry, broadly defined.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting

The Journal of Organic Chemistry Outstanding Publication of the Year Lectureship

Sponsored The Journal of Organic Chemistry and the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry

Deadline: January 15, 2016

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This award honors an author with an outstanding article published in 2015 in JOC (either in an issue or ASAP) demonstrating creativity and impact in the field of organic chemistry. Nominations for/from emerging authors are encouraged.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting

The Organic Letters Outstanding Publication of the Year Lectureship

Sponsored by Organic Letters and the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry

Deadline: January 15, 2016

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This award honors an author with an outstanding letter published in 2015 (either in an issue or ASAP) that demonstrates creativity and impact in the field of organic chemistry broadly based. Special consideration will be given to originality and impact of the letter.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting

Organometallics Distinguished Author Award

Sponsored by Organometallics and the ACS Divisions of Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

Deadline: January 15, 2016

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This award recognizes authors of exceptional articles published from 2014 to 2015 in Organometallics that emphasize the importance of organometallic chemistry and have had a profound impact on the field.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting

Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award

Sponsored by Chemical Research in Toxicology and the ACS Division of Chemical Toxicology

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This award honors the contributions of a young individual who has had a major impact on research in chemical toxicology or a related field.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

The Philip S. Portoghese Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Sponsored by the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This award honor the contributions of an individual who has had a major impact on medicinal chemistry research.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting

Bioconjugate Chemistry Lectureship

Sponsored by Bioconjugate Chemistry and the ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry

Deadline: March 31, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This award recognizes outstanding researchers for important recent advances in interfacing synthetic and biological systems. The Lecturer will also be expected to submit a Review or Topical Review in Bioconjugate Chemistry, subject to peer review.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

Materials Science & Engineering

Nano Letters Young Investigator Lectureship

Sponsored by Nano Letters and the ACS Division of Colloid & Surface Chemistry

Deadline: November 30, 2015

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This award honors the contributions of a young investigator who has made major impacts on the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

ACS Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science

Sponsored by ACS Catalysis and the ACS Division of Catalysis Science & Technology

Deadline: December 1, 2015

Learn More & Submit

This award honors the contributions of an individual or a collaborative team for groundbreaking research that strengthens connections between catalysis subdisciplines and has a profound impact on catalysis as a whole, with the largest emphasis placed on the candidate's impact on catalysis over the last 7 years.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting
  • A symposium to honor the recipient

Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship

Sponsored by Inorganic Chemistry and the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry

Deadline: December 15, 2015

Learn More & Submit

This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated creativity and impact in leading research in inorganic chemistry, broadly defined.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting

Journal of Physical Chemistry Lectureship Awards

Sponsored by The Journal of Physical Chemistry and the ACS Physical Chemistry Division

Deadline: December 15, 2015

Learn More & Submit

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Lectureship Awards honor the contributions of investigators who have made major impacts on the field of physical chemistry in the research areas associated with each journal section. There are three awards, for JPC A, JPC B and JPC C, but nominations are considered collectively and then assigned to one of the awards.

The winners will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

The Biomacromolecules/Macromolecules Young Investigator Award

Sponsored by Biomacromolecules, Macromolecules, and ACS Macro Letters along with the ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry

Deadline: January 12, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This award honors the contribution of two individuals, early in their careers, who have made a major impact on the field of polymer science.

The winners will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting

ACS Photonics Young Investigator Award Lectureship

Sponsored by ACS Photonics and the International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics (META)

Deadline: January 15, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This award honors the contributions of one individual, within the first 5-10 years of an independent research career, who has made major impacts on the field of photonics.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $2,500 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $2,000 USD to attend META'16 in Malaga, Spain, July 25-28, 2016
  • "Plenary Speaker" distinction at META'16

Energy & Fuels Joint Award for Excellence in Publication

Sponsored by Energy & Fuels and the ACS Division of Energy & Fuels

Deadline: January 15, 2015

Learn More & Submit

The second annual Energy & Fuels Joint Award for Excellence in Publication honors an outstanding article published in Energy & Fuels within the last 5 years.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to present an award lecture at the Fall 2016 ACS National Meeting

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Young Investigator Award

Sponsored by ACS Journal Applied Materials & Interfaces and the ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry

Deadline: February 22, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This annual award recognizes an early career individual's contribution to applied research or technologies.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

Langmuir Lectureship

Sponsored by Langmuir and the ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry

Deadline: February 22, 2016

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The Langmuir Lectureship recognizes individuals working in the interdisciplinary field of colloid and surface chemistry.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting

Bioconjugate Chemistry Lectureship

Sponsored by Bioconjugate Chemistry and the ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry

Deadline: March 31, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This award recognizes outstanding researchers for important recent advances in interfacing synthetic and biological systems. The Lecturer will also be expected to submit a Review or Topical Review in Bioconjugate Chemistry, subject to peer review.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

2016 ACS Nano Lectureships

Sponsored by ACS Nano in partnership with the 32nd European Conference On Surface Science (ECOSS-32)

Deadline: May 30, 2016

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These awards honor the contributions of three individuals—one recipient each from: The Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa, and Asia/Pacific—who have made major impacts on the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Each winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $2,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to an additional $2,000 USD to attend the 32nd European Conference On Surface Science (ECOSS-32) to present at the lectureship symposium

Physical

Journal of Physical Chemistry Lectureship Awards

Sponsored by The Journal of Physical Chemistry and the ACS Physical Chemistry Division

Deadline: December 15, 2015

Learn More & Submit

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Lectureship Awards honor the contributions of investigators who have made major impacts on the field of physical chemistry in the research areas associated with each journal section. There are three awards, for JPC A, JPC B and JPC C, but nominations are considered collectively and then assigned to one of the awards.

The winners will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting to present at a symposium

ACS Photonics Young Investigator Award Lectureship

Sponsored by ACS Photonics and the International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics (META)

Deadline: January 15, 2016

Learn More & Submit

This award honors the contributions of one individual, within the first 5-10 years of an independent research career, who has made major impacts on the field of photonics.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $2,500 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $2,000 USD to attend META'16 in Malaga, Spain, July 25-28, 2016
  • "Plenary Speaker" distinction at META'16

Energy & Fuels Joint Award for Excellence in Publication

Sponsored by Energy & Fuels and the ACS Division of Energy & Fuels

Deadline: January 15, 2015

Learn More & Submit

The second annual Energy & Fuels Joint Award for Excellence in Publication honors an outstanding article published in Energy & Fuels within the last 5 years.

The winner will receive:

  • An award plaque
  • $3,000 USD honorarium
  • Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to present an award lecture at the Fall 2016 ACS National Meeting