2021 Heritage Day Awards

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. EDT (UTC -4)

Now in its 17th year, Heritage Day celebrates exceptional achievements in chemistry, chemical engineering, the life sciences, and allied fields and industries.

Our first-ever virtual ceremony will include the presentation of the following awards:

  • Othmer Gold Medal
    Dame Carol Robinson
    Dr. Lee’s Professor of Chemistry, University of Oxford
  • Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries
    Steven Holland
    Former Chief Executive Officer, Brenntag AG
  • American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal
    Peter J. Stang
    Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, University of Utah




David A. Cole
President and CEO, Science History Institute

Presentation of Awards

Francis X. Bolte, President, Bolte Family Foundation

David M. Manuta, Board President, American Institute of Chemists

Iain Mylchreest, Vice President, Scientific Research and Development, Analytical Instruments, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Keynote by Dame Carol Robinson

Q&A with Dame Carol Robinson

Moderated by Vicki Wysocki, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University



For more information about this event, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact Josh Balascak at 215.873.8204 or jbalascak@sciencehistory.org.