Bau Neutron Diffraction Award

This is an award is in memory of Professor Robert Bau, University of Southern California (1969-2008) and President of ACA in 2006.  A much beloved teacher and mentor, Professor Bau made major contributions to the development of the technique of single-crystal neutron diffraction and to its applications in chemical and biomacromolecular crystallography.  Established in 2010 and presented triennially, this award will recognize exceptional research achievement in neutron diffraction and consists of an honorarium of $1,500 in cash and reimbursement up to an additional $1,500 for travel expenses to accept the award and to deliver the award lecture at an ACA annual meeting. The first award was given in 2013.  

History of ACA Bau Award Winners: