The American Chemical Society’s Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) recently announced it is seeking nominations for the 2020 Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings. The award reportedly recognizes outstanding individual achievements and noteworthy contributions to coatings science, technology, and engineering. It will be presented in August 2020 at the 260th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia, Pa.

Nominations are welcome from all segments of industry, academia, and government, and should be forwarded to Theodore Provder, Tess Award chairman at: 5645A Emerald Ridge Pkwy., Solon, Ohio 44139. Upon receipt of names of prospective nominees, the Tess Award Chairman will provide nomination criteria requesting information on the nominee relevant to patents, publications, over-all qualifications, etc. All finalized nominations for the 2020 Tess Award should be submitted prior to September 1, although nominations received after that date will be considered for the succeeding year's award.

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