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Othmer Gold Medal Award

Othmer Gold Medal

Awards Type : InterNational Award

Organized Country : United States

First Award : 1997

The Othmer Gold Medal recognizes outstanding individuals who contributed to progress in chemistry and science through their activities in areas including innovation, entrepreneurship, research, education, public understanding, legislation, and philanthropy. The medal is presented annually under the sponsorship of the Chemical Heritage Foundation and four affiliated organizations: the American Chemical Society (ACS), the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), The Chemists’ Club, and the American section of the Société de Chimie Industrielle, at the Chemical Heritage Foundation's Heritage Day. The Othmer Medal commemorates chemist Donald Othmer (1904–1995), a researcher, engineer, inventor, philanthropist, professor, and co-editor of the Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. Each year, the recipient of the award designates an institution to receive a copy of the 26 volume Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology from John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Awarded for:

Contributions to chemical and scientific heritage through innovation, entrepreneurship, research, education, public understanding, legislation, or philanthropy.

Award Organized By: Chemical Heritage Foundation, American Chemical Society (ACS),American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Chemists’ Club, Société de Chimie Industrielle (American Section)

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