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To recognize outstanding accomplishment and excellence of contributions in polymer physics research. The prize consists of $10,000, up to $1,500 in travel reimbusement, and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient. It is presented annually.
This prize was established in 1960 with The Dow Chemical Company now serving as chief supporter.
Nominations are open to all scientists of all nations regardless of membership in the Society or the geographical location in which the work was carried out. The prize shall ordinarily be awarded to one person but a prize may be shared when all the recipients have contributed to the same accomplishments. Nominations are active for three years.
Deadline: Monday, June 3, 2019
The nomination package must include:
In addition, the nomination should include:
To start a new or update a continuing nomination, please see the Prize & Award Nomination Guidelines.
2020 Selection Committee Members: Jan Genzer (Chair), Ron Larson ('19 Recipient), Michael Rubinstein (Alternate), Amalie Frishcknecht, Venkat Ganesan, Ophelia Tsui
Serving a diverse and inclusive community of physicists worldwide is a primary goal for APS. Nominations of qualified women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and scientists from outside the United States are especially encouraged.