Call for Nominations
The Stephen S. Chang Award recognizes a scientist,
technologist, or engineer who has made significant and
distinguished accomplishments in basic research that
must have been utilized by industries for the development or improvement of products related to lipids. The
awardee may be recognized for either one major breakthrough or an accumulation of publications.
A prospective recipient must agree to be present
for acceptance of the award and to deliver an award
address at the 107th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo. The
award is made without regard for national origin, place
of residence, race, color, creed, or gender.
The suggestions listed below may be helpful to nominators in addressing the mandatory criteria of industrial utilization.
1. Documentation of the application of research
a. Patents received, licensing arrangements
b. Specific examples of industrial use
2. Documentation for the development or improvement of products related to lipids
a. Listing of new products, manufacturers, sales history
b. Manufacturers’ testimonials regarding product improvement resulting from
their direct utilization of the basic research in specific products with compara-
tive figures on sales or consumer acceptance
The nomination must include a letter from the nominator, at least three support-
ing letters, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and a list of major relevant publications,
Nominations for the 2016
award must be submitted
before October 15, 2015.
The Stephen S. Chang Award recognition shall consist of an hon-
orarium and a jade galloping horse symbolizing the award. The
late Stephen S. Chang, an AOCS past president, and his wife,
Lucy D. Chang, sponsor the award.