Pioneer in Clay Science Lecture

Award description

To recognize research contributions that have led to important new directions in clay minerals science and technology.

Nomination Guidelines

Selection: The lecturer is selected by the local organizing committee of the CMS Annual Meeting at which a certificate of recognition will be presented. The intent is to select a person who will strengthen the technical program, which may include a symposium in an area where the Pioneer Awardee is recognized for his/her seminal contributions.

Expectations: The Lecturer shall be expected to be in attendance for the entire CMS meeting and shall present a plenary lecture on the subject for which he/she is being recognized.

Expenses: The CMS will pay an honorarium and travel expenses. The local committee provides hotel lodging.

Current Recipient

Awardee: Dr. James D. Kubicki
Presented: The CMS 2020 Annual Meeting, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA
Affiliation:
Dept. of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso, USA
Lecture Title: Organic–mineral interactions at the molecular level: impacts and research needs

Past Recipients

1987 – Marion L. Jackson
1988 – R. M. Barrer
1989 – H. van Olphen
1990 – John W. Jordan
1991 – Charles E. Weaver
1992 – Udo Schwertmann
1993 – Linus Pauling
1994 – Joe L. White
1995 – Rustum Roy
1996 – Max M. Mortland
1997 – Koji Wada
1998 – Robert C. Reynolds
1999 – V. Colin Farmer

2000 – William F. Moll
2001 – Don Scafe
2002 – Victor Drits
2003 – Vernon J. Hurst
2004 – Hideomi Kodama
2005 – Jillian Banfield
2006 – Jean-Maurice Cases
2007 – Spencer G. Lucas
2008 – Emilio Galan
2009 – Haydn H. Murray
2010 – No Award Made
2011 – Glenn Waychunas
2012 – No Award Made

2013 – Thomas J. Pinnavaia 2014 – Douglas W Ming 2015 – Reinhard Kleeberg 2016 – Donald L. Sparks
2017 – Fred J. Longstaffe 2018 – Jan Srodon 2019 – Laurent J. Michot
2020 – James D. Kubicki
2021 – No Award Made