Hillebrand Prize

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The annual Hillebrand Prize of the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW), awarded for original contributions to the science of chemistry by member(s) of CSW, is named for William F. Hillebrand (1853-1925), one of Washington’s most distinguished chemists.

*Deadline Extended Until November 30th*: Call for Nominations for the Hillebrand and Schubert Awards

The nomination deadline for the Hillebrand Award and Schubert Award has been extended to November 30, 2019.  Nomination applications will be accepted during the entire month of November. Call for Nominations: William F. Hillebrand Prize Nominations are invited for the 2019 Hillebrand Prize, awarded annually for original contributions to the […]

Call for Nominations: Hillebrand, Gordon, & Schubert Awards

Call for Nominations: William F. Hillebrand Prize Nominations are invited for the 2019 Hillebrand Prize, awarded annually for original contributions to the science of chemistry by a member or members of the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW), the local section of the American Chemical Society. The Hillebrand Prize is the […]

CSW Members Honored at March Dinner Meeting

Dr. Lyle Isaacs was presented with the 2018 Hillebrand Prize for his elucidation of the remarkable molecular recognition properties of cucurbit[n]uril-type molecular containers and demonstration of their biomedical application as solubilizing excipients and reversal agents. Following the dinner, Dr. Isaacs presented his talk “Cucurbit[n]uril Molecular Containers: From Basic Science to […]

Congratulations to the 2018 Hillebrand and Schubert Award Winners

CSW is pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Hillebrand Prize:  Professor Lyle Isaacs Professor Isaacs is in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Maryland. He is recognized for his excellent work in elucidating the remarkable molecular recognition properties of cucurbit[n]uril-type molecular containers and demonstrating […]

CSW 2017 President Jason E. Schaff presents Dr. Zakya H. Kafafi with the 2017 Hillebrand Prize on March 29, 2018

The Hillebrand Prize — named for William F. Hillebrand (1853-1925), one of Washington’s most distinguished chemists — is awarded for original contributions to the science of chemistry by member(s) of CSW. Dr. Kafafi received this award in recognition of her pioneering contributions to organic optics and electronics technologies through innovative […]

2016 Hillebrand Award to Dr. Stuart Licht

Greenhouse Gas Removal by its Transformation to Valuable Commodities Stuart Licht, Department of Chemistry, George Washington University As the levels of carbon dioxide increase in the Earth’s atmosphere, this greenhouse gas’s effects on climate change including species extinction, flooding, draught, famine and economic disruption become increasingly apparent. An incentive to remove […]