Hillebrand Prize

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Call for Nominations for the Hillebrand, Schubert, and Gordon awards

Call for Nominations: Charles L. Gordon Memorial Award Named after Charles Gordon for his years of service as managing editor of the Capital Chemist, the Charles L. Gordon Memorial Award is given in recognition of exemplary service by a CSW member to the profession of chemistry, to the science of […]

The Hillebrand Prize: The Supreme Court of Chemistry

By Lisa Greenhouse, NIST Historian 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. Hillebrand achieved such stature during his career in Washington, first […]

Hillebrand Prize 2013 – Mike Doyle

Michael P. (Mike) Doyle is distinguished for his contributions to asymmetric catalysis and metal carbene transformations, for providing basic understanding to nitrosyl chemistry that includes the biochemical reactions of nitrites and nitrogen oxides, and for his research in physical organic chemistry and synthetic method development.  He began his research at […]

Hillebrand Prize 2011 – Debra Rolison

Debra Rolison heads the Advanced Electrochemical Materials section at the NRL (also known as the U.S. Navy’s nanoarchitectural firm), where her research focuses on multifunctional nanoarchitectures for rate-critical applications, such as catalysis, energy storage and conversion, and sensors.  She received a Ph.D. in Chemistry (UNC–CH, 1980) and is a Fellow […]