2016 HIST Award Recipient

The recipient of the 2016 HIST Award of the Division of the History of Chemistry of the American Chemical Society is Professor Dr. Ursula Klein of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. This award is the successor to the Dexter Award (1956-2001) and the Sydney M. Edelstein Award (2002-2009), also administered by the Division of the History of Chemistry (HIST) of the American Chemical Society.

The HIST Award consists of an engraved plaque and a check for $1500 and will be presented to Professor Klein at the fall national meeting of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia in August 2016. Additional information about the award can be found on the HIST website at http://www.scs.illinois.edu/~mainzv/HIST/awards/hist_award.php