2021 GPCS Award nomination

Post date: Feb 11, 2021 4:52:56 AM

The Great Plains Catalysis Society seeks nominations for the 2021 Great Plains Catalysis Society Award. The Award will be presented at the Annual Symposium of the Great Plains Catalysis Society, to be held virtually during September 2021. The Award winner will give a plenary lecture at the Symposium.

The Award will be given to an individual, preferably from the Great Plains area, who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of catalysis. Such advancement can be scientific, technological, or in organization leadership. The Award will be presented at the annual symposium and consists of a scroll and memento and a cash prize. Nominees must confirm in advance their virtual attendance at the annual Symposium and their intent to deliver a plenary lecture if chosen to receive the Award.

A full nomination package should include the following:

1. Name, occupational address, phone, and e-mail of the nominator, who must be a member in good standing of the Society

2. Name, occupational address, phone, and e-mail of the nominee

3. Nominee’s short-form curriculum vitae (3 pages maximum)

4. Nomination statement 800 words maximum)

5. Two letters of support (800 words maximum)

6. An award citation of 100 words that could be used for publicity

The nomination package must be received by April 15, 2021 and should be e-mailed as a single pdf document to:

Bala Subramaniam

President, GPCS

University of Kansas


It is the intent of the Society to notify the Award winner by May 15, 2021.