The Awards Program at CHF has been honoring historic achievement since 1997. CHF’s award winners have included Nobel laureates, captains of industry, bench scientists, educators, entrepreneurs, and authors, among other notable achievers who have made extraordinary contributions to science and technology.

Sensing Change

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Hear It Firsthand

CHF’s Center for Oral History captures and preserves the stories of notable figures in chemistry and related fields. Many of the oral histories in the collection belong to winners of CHF’s awards, including

  • Arnold Beckman, winner of the Othmer Gold Medal (2000)
  • Robert Allington, winner of the Pittcon Heritage Award (2005)
  • Carl Djerassi, winner of the Othmer Gold Medal (2000), the AIC Gold Medal (2004), and the Ullyot Public Affairs Lecturer (1995)
  • Gordon Cain, winner of the Petrochemical Heritage Award (1997)

Listen to their extraordinary stories today!

 

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Help us preserve and share the history of chemistry and related sciences. Make a tax-deductible donation online.