Awards

Professor Christoph Weder is the 2022 Anselme Payen Award winner

The 2022 Anselme Payen Award goes to Professor Christoph Weder from the Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). He is the Chair of Polymer Chemistry and Materials and also serves as the Director of the institute. Professor Weder received his first degrees from ETH Zürich, where he studied chemistry and in …

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Gordon Selling and World Nieh elected as Division Fellow

Gordon Selling and World Nieh, both from USDA, have been named ACS CELL Division Fellow in 2022. This Fellowship recognizes the dedication, leadership, and enthusiastic service of Noureddine that has kept the CELL Division moving forward.  Gordon has held many positions within the CELL division from Awards Co-Chair to Division Chair.  His contributions have included …

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2020 KINGFA Young Investigator Award

The 2020 KINGFA Young Investigator Award winner is Dr. Gustav Nyström, Head of Laboratory for Cellulose & Wood Materials, Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology. Dr. Nyström has made significant contributions mainly within the field of nanocellulose but also within the field of amyloid fibril self-assembly and amyloid based functional materials. …

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Sheila Murphy named as ACS Fellow

Sheila Murphy, a long time serving Executive committee member of the CELL division has been named ACS Fellow in 2019. She is recognized for her significant contributions to the cellulose chemistry for dissolving pulp manufacture and applications including research, manufacturing and customer support, as well as external technology support coordinating industrial research with academics. Sheila …

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2019 KINGFA Young Investigator Award

The 2019 KINGFA Young Investigator Award winner is Dr Johan Foster, Associate Professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Virginia Tech. Johan’s work has encompassed a number of fundamental contributions to the field of fibers and cellulose nanomaterials, including chemical modification, surface chemistry, and fundamental interactions. Specific examples that have had a large …

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Dr Ann-Christine Albertsson is the 2019 Anselme Payen Award Winner

The 2019 Anselme Payen Award winner is Dr Ann-Christine Albertsson, Emeritus Professor at the Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden. Dr Albertsson will be presented with the award at the ACS Cellulose and Renewable Materials Division Awards Banquet following a symposium in her honour during the 2020 ACS Spring …

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