2014 Herman Skolnik Award Nominations

Deadline Reminder

The deadline for nominations for the 2014 Herman Skolnik Award is JUNE 1, 2013.

The ACS Division of Chemical Information established the Herman Skolnik Award to recognize outstanding contributions to and achievements in the theory and practice of chemical information science. The Award is named in honor of the first recipient, Herman Skolnik. By this Award, the Division is committed to encouraging the continuing preparation, dissemination and advancement of chemical information science and related disciplines through individual and team efforts. Examples of such advancement include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Design of new and unique computerized information systems;
  • Preparation and dissemination of chemical information;
  • Editorial innovations;
  • Design of new indexing, classification, and notation systems;
  • Chemical nomenclature;
  • Structure-activity relationships;
  • Numerical data correlation and evaluation;
  • Advancement of knowledge in the field.

The Award consists of a $3000 honorarium and a plaque. The recipient is expected to give an address at the time of the Award presentation.

For more information including the nomination procedure and a list of previous honorees, please visit http://www.acscinf.org/content/herman-skolnik-award.

Nominations for the Herman Skolnik Award should be sent to Andrea Twiss-Brooks by email (atbrooks@uchicago.edu) prior to June 1, 2013.

Andrea Twiss-Brooks, Chair, CINF Awards Committee