ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry

Professor Nikos Hadjichristidis has won the 2015 ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry for his seminal contributions to the use of living anionic polymerization in the design/synthesis of well-defined polymers and to the understanding of macromolecular architecture-property relationships.

Sponsored by ExxonMobil Chemical Company this award recognizes outstanding fundamental contributions and achievements in the field of Polymer Chemistry.

The nominees for this award are expected to have demonstrated pioneering research accomplishments in synthetic methods of unique polymeric materials and/or achieved profound discoveries in polymer physical chemistry leading to recognized advancements in our understanding of complex macromolecular behavior. This award is specifically intended to acknowledge the impact in basic science of a researcher’s body of work in the broad field of polymer chemistry on our global needs for advanced polymeric systems and materials.