Marcus Hobbs Award

The Marcus E. Hobbs award was established in 1988 to recognize members who have made significant, long-term contributions to the North Carolina Section of the American Chemical Society. The award was named for Marcus E. Hobbs, a model member who worked closely with the North Carolina Section since becoming Chair in 1945.  Dr. Hobbs was a professor emeritus of chemistry and University Distinguished Service Professor at Duke University and Distinguished Governor Emeritus of RTI International; he was also instrumental in the creation of the Research Triangle Park. 

To be considered for this year's award, nominations must be submitted by July 28, 2023, through the Marcus Hobbs Service Award Form. 

Questions can be directed to the Chair of the Nominations and Awards Committee, who is the Past Chair: Omar Christian.

Criteria that will be considered are the following:

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