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AOCS Calls for Glycerine

November 14, 2005

The Industrial Oil Products division of the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS), Champaign, IL, is currently accepting nominations for the Soap and Detergent Association’s (SDA) Glycer-ine Innovation award. Until Nov. 1, nominations can be submitted to recognize outstanding achievement of a scientist for research into new applications for glycerine, with emphasis on commercial viability. The award consists of a $3000 honorarium and a plaque. The winner will be announced at the 95th annual AOCS annual meeting, May 9-12, 2004, in Cincinnati, OH.
In other news, the AOCS has issued a call for nominations for the Samuel Rosen Memorial award, which honors a chemist who has made a significant advance in surfactant chemistry in the form of a scientific publication, patent or new product. The candidate must have worked in the industry for at least three consecutive years. The $2000 award is sponsored by Dr. Milton J. Rosen, director of Surfactant Research Institute, Brooklyn College, City University of New York. The deadline is Nov. 1. The winner will be announced at the annual meeting in May.
More info: Kathleen Atchley, (217) 359-2344; Fax: (217) 351-8091; E-mail:
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