American Institute of Chemists

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The American Institute of Chemists (AIC) is an organization founded in 1923 with the goal of advancing the chemistry profession in the United States.[1] The institute is known for its yearly awards recognizing contributions of individuals in this field of work.

The American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal, given since 1926, is the institute's highest award and is awarded annually to a person who has promoted activity of service to the science or profession of chemist or chemical engineer in the United States of America.[2][3]

The Chemical Pioneer Award, first given in 1966, recognizes chemists or chemical engineers who have made outstanding contributions to advances in chemistry or the chemical profession.[4]

Former Presidents of the Institute include Gustav Egloff who served from 1942 to 1946.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Institute of Chemists - Home". Theaic.org. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  2. ^ "Gold Medal Awards". American Institute of Chemists. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal". Chemical Heritage Foundation. 
  4. ^ "The Chemical Pioneer Award". American Institute of Chemists. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 
  5. ^ "The Legendary Chemist, ‘Gasoline Gus’". 

External links[edit]

Official website