The American Chemical Society has granted the ACS Award for Creative Advances in Environmental Science & Technology to Allen Goldstein of the Energy Technologies Area, and the Arthur C. Cope Award to John Hartwig of the Chemical Sciences Division.
Goldstein is a chemist and faculty scientist/engineer in the Sustainable Energy and Environmental Systems Department in the Energy Technologies Area. At UC Berkeley, he holds titles of associate dean for academic affairs in the Rausser College of Natural Resources; professor of environmental science, policy, and management; and professor of civil and environmental engineering.
Hartwig is a senior faculty scientist who leads the Catalysis and Chemical Transformations program in the Chemical Sciences Division. At UC Berkeley, he is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and holds the title of Henry Rapoport Chair in Organic Chemistry.
An awards ceremony for the ACS 2021 National Awards recipients will take place on March 23 during the American Chemical Society 2021 Spring National Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
In addition, as announced last month, Paul Alivisatos, who holds joint appointments with Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley, has been awarded the 2021 Priestley Medal, the highest honor of the ACS.