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Abstract submission for the Spring ACS meeting in Denver

June 23, 2014
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Abstract submission for the Spring ACS meeting (March 22-26, 2015) in Denver opens on August 25 and closes on Oct 20, 2014 at 11PM (Central Time).  There is a new system for submitting abstracts (MAPS). It is similar to PACS but since it is a new system, don’t wait to the last hour of the last day to submit your abstract.

Organometallics Announces Winners of the Senior and Young Investigator Fellowships

May 16, 2014
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Richard SchrockThe ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry and Organometallics are proud to announce the winners of the inaugural Organometallics Senior and Young Investigator Fellowships for outstanding research in the field of organometallic chemistry.

The Fellows will speak at a symposium in their honor at the fall ACS National Meeting, August 10-14, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Senior Investigator Fellow:

Richard R. Schrock, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was selected as Organometallics Senior Investigator Fellow for his impactful research and outstanding record of accomplishments. Dr. Schrock’s research interests include the development of high oxidation state early metal complexes for use in olefin metathesis reactions, as well as the catalytic reduction of dinitrogen by molybdenum complexes under ambient conditions. His work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the ACS Award in Organometallic Chemistry, the ACS Award in Inorganic Chemistry, the ACS Cope Scholar Award, the F. Albert Cotton Award in Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry and the 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

View Richard’s Favorite Organometallics Articles: 

Multiple metal carbon bonds. 35. A general route to tri-tert-butoxytungsten alkylidyne complexes. Scission of acetylenes by ditungsten hexa-tert-butoxide
Mark L. Listemann and Richard R. Schrock
DOI10.1021/om00120a014

Synthesis and Decomposition of Alkyl Complexes of Tungsten(IV) That Contain a [(Me3SiNCH2CH2)3N]3- Ligand
Richard R. Schrock, Scott W. Seidel, Nadia C. Mösch-Zanetti, Daniel A. Dobbs, Keng-Yu Shih, and William M. Davis
DOI: 10.1021/om970670m

Young Investigator Fellows:

Young Fellows

Gregory L. Hillhouse, Synthetic Chemist, Influential Mentor, 1955–2014

March 21, 2014
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Professor Gregory L. Hillhouse (University of Chicago) recent Chair (2013) of the Organometallic Subdivision of the DIC, and of the 2012 Organometallic GRC, will be very much missed by our entire community:

http://newswise.com/articles/gregory-l-hillhouse-synthetic-chemist-influential-mentor-1955-2014

Jeffrey Long Wins Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award

March 5, 2014
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The ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry are proud to announce Jeffrey Long, University of California, Berkeley, as the winner of the second Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award.

Dr. Long was nominated by his peers for his creativity, impactful research and record of accomplishments in the field of inorganic chemistry. He will be presented with an award at a symposium in his honor at the fall ACS National Meeting, August 10-14, 2014 in San Francisco, CA.Dr. Long’s research interests focus on the development of new single-molecule magnets, porous coordination solids and metal-organic frameworks for myriad applications, as well as robust proton reduction catalysts. His work has been recognized with numerous awards including the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, the Wilson Prize, the TR100 Award, the Phi Lambda Upsilon National Fresenius Award, and the National Science Foundation Special Creativity Award.

Call for Nominations for the 2014 Organometallics Young Investigator and Senior Investigator Fellowships

December 12, 2013
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The Editor-in-Chief of Organometallics, the Division of Inorganic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society, and the Division of Organic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society are seeking nominations for the OrganometallicsYoung Investigator and Senior Investigator Fellowships. The objective is to honor individuals who have had a major impact on scientific research in organometallic chemistry.

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Call for Nominations for the 2014 Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship

September 5, 2013
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Inorganic Chemistry and the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry are seeking nominations for the Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship, which will recognize an individual who has demonstrated creativity and impact in forefront research in inorganic chemistry, broadly defined. (more…)

Indianapolis Program and Abstracts

July 24, 2013
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The preliminary INOR program (with times and rooms) and abstracts for Indianapolis National ACS meeting are now posted. (more…)

Christopher (Kit) Cummins Wins Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award

April 26, 2013
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The ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry are proud to announce Christopher (Kit) Cummins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as the winner of the inaugural Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award. Dr. Cummins was nominated by his peers for his creativity, rigor and record of research success in the field of inorganic chemistry. He will be presented with an award at a symposium in his honor at the fall ACS National Meeting, September 8-12, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Request for Nominations for the Indianapolis Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecturer

April 26, 2013
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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 (sbrock@chem.wayne.edu) or Tim Warren (thw@georgetown.edu) by 5PM on Feb. 22 [note-this is earlier than the March 4th 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

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New Orleans Program and Abstracts

April 26, 2013
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The preliminary INOR program (with times and rooms) and abstracts for New Orleans National ACS meeting are now posted. (more…)