Awards

Awards Committee Chair: James Seiber, University of California, Davis, 530-752-1141

Call for Award Nominations

The AGRO division has multiple opportunities to facilitate and recognize achievements that contribute to the AGRO mission. Award opportunities include:

  • 2017 ACS International Award for Research in Agrochemicals - Recognizes individuals with outstanding agrochemical research careers. Nominations deadline: December 31, 2015.
  • 2016 AGRO Award for Innovation in Chemistry of Agriculture – Given to an active researcher working in North America for a chemical innovation that significantly enhances agricultural or veterinary pest management and productivity.  Nominations deadline: December 31, 2015.
  • 2015 AGRO Education Awards for Student Travel – Provides funding assistance for university students who wish to present research and participate in AGRO events at National ACS meetings.  The deadline for applications for the 250th ACS National Meeting is March 16, 2015.
  • 2015 AGRO Fellow Award - Recognizes AGRO members whose dedicated and enthusiastic service keeps AGRO moving forward.  Nominations deadline: March 31, 2015.
  • 2015 AGRO New Investigator Award – Recognizes scientists who have obtained doctoral degree in last five years and have produced significant accomplishments conducting research, consulting or regulatory studies.  For the 250th ACS National Meeting in Boston, applicants should submit a regular abstract via the ACS website by  March 16, 2015.  The full application package should be submitted to Steve Lehotay by March 25, 2015.
  • 2016 IUPAC International Award for Advances in Harmonized Approaches to Crop Protection Chemistry – Recognizes scientists who have exercised personal leadership for outstanding contributions to international harmonization for the regulation of crop protection chemistry.  Application Deadline: December 1, 2015. Contact John Unsworth for nomination information.
  • 2016 Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry Research Article of the Year Award Lectureship – Awarded for an outstanding article published in 2014 that demonstrates creativity and impact on agricultural and food chemistry as a whole.  Two papers will receive awards – one in the subject area of agrochemicals (pesticides, biofuels and biobased products, and related), and one in agricultural and food chemistry (food, health, and related).  Application Deadline:  December 31, 2015.
  • 2015 Peru Distinguished Lecture Series – Awardees travel to Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, UNALM (the Agricultural University) in Lima, Peru to present a lecture on a practical/applied topic related to pest management or agrochemicals.  Deadline:  No specific deadline
  • 2016 Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lectureship – Recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions to chemistry for and/or from agriculture. Application Deadline: November 30, 2015.

 Previous AGRO Award Winners

2014 Award Winners

2013 Award Winners

  • 2013 ACS International Award for Research in Agrochemicals – Dr. René Feyereisen, INRA Centre de Recherche de Sophia Antipolis, France
  • 2013 AGRO Award for Innovation in Chemistry of Agriculture – Dr. Jeanette Van Emon, US EPA
  • 2013 AGRO Division Fellow – Dr. Stephen Duke, USDA-ARS; Dr. Cathleen J. Hapeman, USDA-ARS; Dr. Kenneth Racke, Dow AgroSciences; Dr. Teresa Wehner, Merial
  • 2013 Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lectureship – Dr. Keith Solomon, University of Guelph, Canada
  • 2013 Kenneth A. Spencer Award – Dr. Attila Pavlath, USDA-ARS
  • 2013 New Investigator Award Finalists – Dr. Daniel Swale, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Dr. Chloé de Perre, Southern Illinois University; Dr. Chitvan Khajuria, Monsanto
  • 2013 AGRO Education Awards for Student Travel
  • 2013 Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry Research Article of the Year Award Lectureship – Dr. John Grabber, USDA-ARS; Dr. Thomas Hofmann, Chemistry Department of the TU München

2012 Award Winners

2011 Award Winners

2010 Award Winners

Previous winners of our awards may be found in the PICOGRAM