Public Service Awards

To recognize a non-crystallographer for contributions to science policy, to science funding, or to communication of crystallography to the general public. Awarded on an irregular basis at the discretion of the ACA Council. 

History of ACA ACA Public Service Award Winners:
William Nelson [1988] Support of funding fundamental science in particular, crystal growth experiments aboard space shuttles.
Mike McCormack [1989] In recognition of his leadership and expertise in science and energy while a member of the US Congress and for his continued efforts to science and the scientific community.  
Senator George Brown (CA) [1998] In recognition of his efforts to protect the environment and his strong support of government funding for scientific research.  
Purnell Choppin [2000]  
Madeline Jacobs [2004]