BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The Adhesion Society's Award for Excellence in Adhesion Science, sponsored by 3M, will be presented to Professor Jacob Israelachvili at a special session of the 2003 Adhesion Society Meeting in Myrtle Beach, S.C., February 23-26, 2003.

The Adhesion Society's Web site,, features full information about the meeting, including program highlights and how to register. Also included are details on how to nominate a person for the 2004 Award, with January 1, 2003, being the deadline for nominations.