At the the 15th Annual ChemLuminary Awards celebration, ORGN was one of four Technical Divisions to receive an award. The citation reads: “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.”
The ceremony was held on September 10, 2013 in conjunction with the 246th ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana. Awards are made to to recognize local sections, regional meetings, and divisions that receive accolades for their tireless efforts and work in promoting chemistry and the chemical sciences during 2012.
This is the fifth ACS ChemLuminary Award bestowed on the Division since 1999.