Heritage Day is the Science History Institute’s annual celebration of exceptional achievements in chemistry, chemical engineering, the life sciences, and allied fields and industries.
Held each May since 2002, this year’s awards ceremony was streamed live from the Institute on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, as part of a virtual celebration that included the presentation of the following awards:
- Othmer Gold Medal
Philomathia Foundation Chair in Alternative Energy, University of California, Berkeley
Chief Executive Officer, Joint BioEnergy Institute
- Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries
Cofounder and Managing Director, SK Capital Partners
- American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal
Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University
Watch the 2022 Heritage Day Awards ceremony here:
The Othmer Gold Medal honors outstanding individuals who have made multifaceted contributions to our chemical and scientific heritage.
The Bolte Award recognizes outstanding contributions by a leader who provides products or services vital to the continuing growth and development of the chemical and molecular sciences community.