Request for Nominations for the Boston Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecturer

If you wish to nominate someone through the Division of Inorganic Chemistry:

1. Please read and carefully follow the instructions below
2. *Please send the completed form (attached) to either of the DIC award co-chairs Stephanie Brock ( or Tim Warren ( by 5PM on Feb. 16 [note-this is earlier than the Feb 22 date mentioned below so that DIC has time to conduct reviews]*
3. Please note that the DIC can only forward two nominations, and thus nominations will be reviewed to select finalists


To: ACS Division Secretaries

cc: ACS Division Officers, MPPG Executive Committee

The Kavli Foundation has agreed to sponsor The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture through 2025 featuring two lectures at each ACS national meeting. The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture is awarded to an outstanding chemical scientist who is less than 10 years past receipt of his/her PhD and is under 40 years of age.  The candidate is a distinguished younger scientist who is highly regarded by his or her peers for significant contributions to an area of chemistry or related multidisciplinary area of chemistry.

MPPG is very pleased to sponsor the sixth lecture in this series at the 250th ACS National Meeting in Boston with the involvement of the ACS Divisions in nominating the candidates for this award.

Please take this opportunity to reach out to your division members to send recommendations to the Division for consideration.  All nominations must be submitted by the Division Secretary or acting Division Secretary to the email box using the attached Emerging Leader Nomination Form. *[please note instructions above!]*

Nominations must be received by February 22, 2015. *[Feb 16 5PM to DIC awards co-chairs]*

Please note that Divisions who submitted nominations for previous meetings, may resubmit them at the Division’s discretion as long as the candidate meets the nominating criteria for the Denver meeting.


Luke Achenie, 2015 MPPG Chair