A digital copy (CD, flashdrive or email file) of the Nomination Package must be provided to the Division's Science and Technology Awards Committee and be received no later than July 15 of every year for the Awards Banquet at the following Spring Technical Meeting. A signed hardcopy is no longer required.
***Please note, it is the responsibility of the nominator to send a follow-up message via email or phone to Ed Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-972-6527) to confirm your nomination package was received.
Ralph S. Graff Foundation
The foundation was started by Ralph S. Graff to sponsor the Chemistry of TPE Award. This foundation is now open to any person, company or group who wishes to contribute to it. See the award details above under "Award Descriptions". If you wish to make a contribution to the foundation, please contact Accounting Manager Lakisha Barclay at or 330-972-6696. All contributors will be listed on this web page as follows, plus they will be listed in the next Science & Technology Awards Banquet program in the event following their contribution.
Ralph S. Graff (2008)
Platinum Contributors (> $2,000)
Thomas N. Loser (2011)
Gold Contributors (> $1,000)
Silver Contributors (> $500)
Bronze Contributors ($500 or less)
Thomas N. Loser (2013)
Dr. Alan D. Roberts - Charles Goodyear Medal
Dr. Alan Wineman - George Stafford Whitby Award for Distinguished Teaching and Research
Dr. Shingo Futamura - Melvin Mooney Distinguished Technology Award
Dr. Seiichi Kawahara - Sparks-Thomas Award
Dr. Charles Rader - Chemistry of Thermoplastic Elastomers Award
Mr. Henry A. Pawlowski & Mr. John Dick (co-award winners) - Fernley H. Banbury Award
Rubber Division Service Awards
- Arnold Smith Special Service Award
- Rubber Division ACS Distinguished Service Award
- Rubber Division ACS Certificates of Special Appreciation