Nominations for both the Spring and Fall 2020 Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry lecture awards are now open!
The Multidisciplinary Program Planning Group (MPPG) welcomes nominations for The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry lectures for both Spring and Fall 2020 national meetings. The Kavli Foundation sponsors The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry lecture through 2025 to occur at each national meeting. The lecture is awarded to an outstanding chemical scientist, who is less than 10 years past receipt of their Ph.D., and will be less than 40 years of age as of the date of the lecture. MPPG is encouraging ACS Divisions and Committees to submit candidate nominations for these awards.
The ideal candidate is a distinguished younger scientist who is highly regarded by his or her peers for significant contributions to an area of chemistry or a multidisciplinary area of chemistry. In addition, the successful candidate must attend the respective national meeting to present a 40-minute lecture on the second day of the meeting (Monday, March 23 or August 17, 2020). The Kavli Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecturer will receive a $5,000 honorarium.
All nominations must be submitted by the Division or Committee after approval from the respective Chair.
Deadline: All entries must be received by Monday, November 18, 2019 for consideration.