The American Carbon Society
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The American Carbon Society Awards & Recipients

The American Carbon Society Awards Members For Outstanding Contributions – Please Consider Nominating An Outstanding Contribution


The American Carbon Society Awards - Background Photo By Armando Ascorve Morales
The American Carbon Society And Our Sponsors Are Proud To Recognize Outstanding Contributions From Our Membership

Awards

We are proud of the many outstanding contributions that American Carbon Society Members have made to science, engineering and technology. We offer a range of prestigious awards and invite our members to download a nomination form and nominate outstanding contributions in our field. Previous awardees are listed below:

The Carbon Medal – For Achievement in Carbon Science and Technology: outstanding contributions to the discovery of novel carbon products or processes.

SGL Carbon (Skakel) Award – For overall contributions and achievements that have significantly influenced the progress of carbon science and/or technology. Nomination Form

Charles E. Pettinos Award – For recent outstanding research accomplishments of an individual or group in carbon science and/or technology. Nomination Form

Peter A. Thrower Award – For distinguished contributions that have significantly influenced the advancement of research in carbon science and/or technology and have contributed to the collaboration of carbon researchers worldwide. Nomination Form

AmCarbSoc Fellow AwardNomination Form

Mrozowski Award – For best oral presentation by a student at international carbon conferences organized and/or sponsored by the American Carbon Society.

Walker Award – For best poster presentation by a student at international carbon conferences organized and/or sponsored by the American Carbon Society.

Robert A. Meyer Award – A travel grant for a graduate student or research associate to present a paper at an American Carbon Conference, preferably on carbon fibers or filamentous carbon, with special emphasis on characterization of their micro- or nano-structure. Nomination Form

Carbon Journal Prize 2019 – Awarded by the journal Carbon, and its publisher Elsevier, for an outstanding PhD thesis in carbon material science and technology.Nomination Form

 

Nominations

Please e-mail nomination forms to Dr. Karla L. Strong: carbonaward@gmail.com

 


The Carbon Medal – For Achievement in Carbon Science and Technology

“… outstanding contributions to the discovery of novel carbon products or processes.”

  • R. F. Curl, Jr. (1997)
  • H. Kroto (1997)
  • R. E. Smalley (1997)
  • M. S. Dresselhaus (2001)
  • D. S. Bethune (2004)
  • M. Endo (2004)
  • S. Iijima (2004)
  • A. K. Geim (2016)
  • K. S. Novoselov (2016)

SGL Carbon (Skakel) Award

“… overall contributions and achievements that have significantly influenced the progress of the science and/or technology of carbon materials.”

  • R. S. Ruoff (2016): Research on novel carbon materials including fullerenes, nanotubes, graphene, diamond nanorods, and graphite oxide
  • R. H. Baughman (2013): Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube Yarns for Artificial Muscles and Energy Harvesting and Energy Storing Textiles
  • F. Rodriguez-Reinoso (2010): The Versatility of Carbon Materials
  • L. R. Radovic (2007): Physical Chemistry of Carbon Surfaces: Applications and Fundamentals
  • M. Inagaki (2004): Nanotexture in Carbon Materials
  • B. McEnaney (2001): Some Aspects of Deformation and Fracture in Carbons
  • R. T. Yang (1999): Gas-Carbon Reactions Studied by TEM and STM
  • M. S. Dresselhaus (1997): Recent Advances in the Science and Technology of Carbon Materials
  • G. H. Taylor (1995): Carbons for Industry – The Mesophase Pathway
  • W. Ruland (1993): Structural Studies on Carbon Materials
  • R. J. Diefendorf (1991): High Performance Carbons and Graphites
  • H. P. Boehm (1989): Graphite Compounds – A Most Interesting Group of Materials
  • J. L. White (1987): The Unique Nature of Carbon Materials
  • H. Marsh (1985): Carbon in Society
  • W. P. Eatherly (1983): On Telephones, Red Lights and Flowers, or: How to Design with Graphite
  • J. B. Donnet (1981): Structure and Reactivity of Carbons: From Carbon Black to Carbon Composites
  • T. Noda (1979): Crystal Growth and Graphitization
  • E. Fitzer (1977): From Silicon to Carbon
  • A. R. Ubbelohde (1975)
  • A. Pacault (1973) The Evolution of Carbon – A Structural and Electronic View
  • P. L. Walker, Jr. (1971): Carbon – An Old but New Material
  • S. Mrozowski (1969)

  • Charles E. Pettinos Award

    “… recent outstanding research accomplishments in the science and/or technology of carbon materials.”

    • A. Ferrari (2016): seminal research on Raman spectroscopy of carbon materials
    • R. H. Hurt (2013): House of Cards – New Carbon Architectures through Graphene Self Assembly
    • H.-M. Cheng (2010): Development of Carbon-based Materials for Energy Storage
    • K. Kaneko (2007): Structural Adsorption Studies on Water Molecules and Ions in Carbon Nanopores
    • D. D. L. Chung (2004): Functional Carbons for Thermal, Electromagnetic and Sensor Applications
    • M. Endo (2001): Vapor-Grown Carbon Fiber and New Forms of Carbons for Electric Energy Storage Applications
    • O. P. Bahl (1999): Recent Trends in the Development of Carbon Fibers and Carbon-Carbon Composites
    • H. F. Stoeckli (1997): 50 years of Dubinin’s Theory: 1947-1997
    • K. J. Hüttinger (1995): Sintered Carbons from Mesophase Powder
    • I. Mochida (1993): Carbonaceous Liquid Crystal Mesophase
    • J. Lahaye (1991): Particulate Carbon from the Gas Phase
    • I. C. Lewis (1989): The Fascinating Science of Carbonization Chemistry
    • R. T. K. Baker (1987): Catalytic Growth of Carbon Materials
    • J. W. McClure (1985): An Electron’s Eye View of Carbon and Graphite
    • A. Oberlin (1983): Carbonization and Graphitization as Studied by TEM
    • B. T. Kelly (1981): Graphite-The Most Fascinating Nuclear Material
    • J. G. Hooley (1979): The Intercalation of Layered Structures
    • L. S. Singer (1977): The Mesophase and High-Modulus Carbon Fibers from Pitch
    • J. C. Bokros (1975): Carbon in Prosthetic Devices
    • S. Ergun (1973): Structure of Graphite
    • W. Watt (1971)
    • J. M. Thomas (1969)

    Peter A. Thrower Award

    “… distinguished contributions and accomplishments of an individual that have significantly influenced the advancement of research in the science and technology of carbon materials and have contributed to the collaboration of carbon researchers worldwide.”

    Michio Inagaki (2011): The accomplishments of Professor Inagaki encompass his prolific and outstanding scientific work as well as his tireless efforts in fostering international cooperation over the past 48 years. His hundreds of publications, reviews and books, in almost a dozen distinct research areas, are extremely impressive, as are his efforts in organizing and coordinating the activities that culminated in the formation of the Asian Association of Carbon Groups.

    Peter A. Thrower (2007)


    AmCarbSoc Fellow Award

    • W. Hoffman (2016)
    • J. Norley (2016)
    • N. C. Gallego (2016)
    • L. R. Radovic (2016)
    • R. Andrews (2016)
    • C. F. (John) Chang (2010)
    • F. S. Baker (2007)
    • T. D. Burchell (2007)
    • D. D. Edie (2007)
    • R. T. K. Baker (1999)
    • H. P. Boehm (1999)
    • J. C. Bokros (1999)
    • R. J. Diefendorf (1999)
    • J. B. Donnet (1999)
    • M. S. Dresselhaus (1999)
    • W. P. Eatherly (1999)
    • S. Ergun (1999)
    • K. J. Huttinger (1999)
    • J. Lahaye (1999)
    • I. C. Lewis (1999)
    • H. Marsh (1999)
    • J. W. McClure (1999)
    • R. A. Meyer (1999)
    • I. Mochida (1999)
    • W. A. Nystrom (1999)
    • A. Oberlin (1999)
    • A. Pacault (1999)
    • W. Ruland (1999)
    • L. S. Singer (1999)
    • H. F. Stoeckli (1999)
    • G. H. Taylor (1999)
    • J. M. Thomas (1999)
    • P. A. Thrower (1999)
    • P. L. Walker, Jr. (1999)
    • J. L. White (1999)
    • D. D. L. Chung (1999)
    • E. A. Heintz (1999)

    Stanislas Mrozowski Award

    Best oral presentation by a student at American Carbon Conferences

    G. Grady, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2016)


    Philip L. Walker Award

    Best poster presentation by a student at American Carbon Conferences

    A. Quezada-Rentaria, IPICYT, Mexico (2016)


    Robert A. Meyer Award

    Best abstract submission by a student at American Carbon Conferences

    M. Bedewy, MIT, Univ. of MI Ann Arbor (2016)



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