Breaking News

SDA Accepts Nominations for Glycerine Innovation Award

September 9, 2004

The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA), Washington, DC, announced nominations are nowbeing accepted for the third annual SDA Glycerine Innovation award which recognizes outstandingachievement in new application research for glycerine, with emphasis on commercial viability.

The industrial oil products division of the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS) administers theaward, and will accept nominations through Nov. 1. The winner will receive a $3000 honorarium and aplaque commemorating the presentation at the 96th AOCS annual meeting in Salt Lake City, UT,May 1-4, 2005. No geographical limits are placed on award nominations and the awardee need not bea member of SDA, AOCS or the industrial oil products division. Self-nominations are permitted.Particular emphasis will be given to the existing or potential commercial importance of the work.

In 2003, the award was presented to Joia Spooner-Wyman, an engineer with Procter & GambleChemicals, for her research on the development of di butoxy glycerine (DBG), a fuel oxygenatethat reduces particulate matter emissions from compression ignition engines. In 2004, two researchersfrom Japan's NOF Corporation were honored for developing an environmentally-friendly anti-freezeagent from a glycerine derivative.

Applicants should include a letter of nomination (up to two pages) describing original research work innew applications and uses for glycerine. In addition, at least two letters of support and a copy of thepublished journal article relating to the research may accompany the nomination. These materials shouldbe sent to: The SDA Glycerine Award canvassing chairperson, AOCS, PO Box 3489, Champaign, IL,USA 61826-3489.

More info: Kathleen Atchley, AOCS (217) 359-2344; Fax: (217) 351-8091; E-mail: awards@aocs.org.
blog comments powered by Disqus
  • Kitchen Counter Cosmetics

    Kitchen Counter Cosmetics

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||May 2, 2016
    LOLI box marks the convergence of natural and organic ingredients, subscription service and DIY cosmetic chemistry.

  • What’s New at La Prairie?

    What’s New at La Prairie?

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||April 25, 2016
    VP of marketing shares the latest buzz with Happi.

  • Mapping Out Multicultural Beauty

    Mapping Out Multicultural Beauty

    April 25, 2016
    Agnieszka Saintemarie of Kline Group about current trends and challenges in multicultural beauty.

  • Erasing the Signs of Aging

    Pauline Rouaud-Tinguely, David Boudier, Sylvain Mazalrey, Jenny Laumonier, Isabelle Cruz, Gu00e9raldine Bon, Karine Perrinet, Bu00e9ranger Tassy, Brigitte Closs, Silab R&D, Saint-Viance, France||May 2, 2016
    Silab researchers explain how by acting on the endogenous hyaluronic acid pathway.

  • I Want It All

    I Want It All

    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor||May 2, 2016
    Skin care moves beyond the basics with pampering formulations with unique components and novel functions.

  • Wacker Builds on Its Success

    Wacker Builds on Its Success

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director ||May 2, 2016
    The silicone maker had a good 2015 and expects the gains to continue in 2016, driven, in part, by success in the Americas and