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ACS ChemLuminary Awards given to the Organic Division

ChemLuminary Award for activities in 2012. Awarded fall 2013.

The Technical Achievements in the Organic Chemistry Award Symposium recognized outstanding contributions in the field of organic chemistry from accomplished chemists at the Bachelor’s and Master's levels who are pursuing careers in chemical industry and research institutes. Symposium awardees presented their research at the 2012 ACS Fall National Meeting. The TAOC program was initiated in 1992, and as of 2013, there have been a total of 272 awards.

ChemLuminary Award for activities in 2011. Awarded fall 2012.

The Division of Organic Chemistry annually awards summer undergraduate research fellowships to outstanding organic chemistry students. The fellowships provide support for undergraduates to carry out independent research at their respective colleges/universities. Students then have the opportunity to visit the Pfizer Global R&D Center and present their research.

ChemLuminary Award for activities in 2009. Awarded fall 2010.

The Organic Division is being recognized for establishing an annual symposium to provide opportunities for Assistant Professors to present their work in a high profile setting at a national meeting preceding their tenure decisions. See C&EN 2010, 88 (41), 44. 

ChemLuminary Award for activities in 2002. Awarded fall 2003.

ORGN has one of the most impressive websites maintained by a Division. ORGN has established the Troyansky Endowed Graduate Fellowship. With industrial support, ORGN has increased the quantity and quality of support to graduate students. See C&EN 2003, 81 (41), 114

ChemLuminary Award for activities in 1999. Awarded fall 2000.

The Division of Organic Chemistry raised funds for 18 graduate student fellowships in the amount of $18,500 each. The division also maintains a website for employment opportunities in organic chemistry where prospective postdoctoral members and potential employers can register. See C&EN 2000, 78 (38), 74


Mr. John Rizzo Accepts the 2012 Award
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Dr. Robert Volkmann Accepts the 2011 Award
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The 2012 Award
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The 2011 Award
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The 2009 Award
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