Greater Houston Section

 

ACS-GHS Younger Chemist Award

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2021 AWARDEE

Snigdha Chennamaneni, Woodfield Pharmaceuticals, LLC


Award Criteria

Purpose: To provide recognition of an emerging young chemist to the welfare and distinction of the Greater Houston Section, as demonstrated by contributions to education, research, Sectional service and/or service to the chemistry community.

Nature: The award consists of an ACS major award plaque and Honorarium and is presented at the ACS-GHS Fall Awards Banquet.

Rules of Eligibility: A nominee must be an ACS member who resides within the Section and be ≤35 years of age as of December 31st of the award year. Contributions recognized by the award must have been performed while the recipient was a resident of the Section area.

Required Nomination Components:

  • Nomination letter, not exceeding two pages;
  • 1-2 seconding letters; and
  • A curriculum vitae or resume that includes a list of the nominee’s honors, professional activities, and additional evidence of service to the profession.  

Criteria

Weight (%)

Evidence of the nominee’s contributions to education and/or research

30

The degree to which the work impacts or advances the scientific field or discipline

30

The degree to which the work was innovative

10

Evidence of the nominee’s outstanding and significant contributions to Sectional service

15

Evidence of the nominee’s outstanding and significant contributions to the chemistry community

15



Submit completed Nominations by September 15, 2022 at acs-ghs@acs-ghs.org .

Past Award Winners

2020 - Adrian Villalta-Cerdas, Sam Houston State University

2019 - Crystal Young, University of St. Thomas

2018 - Jakoah Brgoch, University of Houston

2017 - Tom Teets, University of Houston

2016 - Eme Abu, Houston Community College

2015 - Loi Do, University of Houston

2014 - Catherine Faler, ExxonMobil

2013 - Alvin Orbaek, Rice University

2012 - Michael Matson, University of Houston, Downtown

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