About ASMS

Awards

The Awards Committee is selected by the ASMS President and is known only to ASMS staff, ASMS Secretary and to one another. The committee is coordinated by the Secretary of ASMS who does not vote.

Term: 2 years, September 1 of year one to August 31 of year two

Awards Committee Duties

  1. Select recipients for the Distinguished Contribution Award and for the Biemann Medal; 
  2. Review all nominations; 
  3. Participate in one or two conference calls in January to select the recipients; 
  4. Complete selection process for reporting to the ASMS Board at their February Board meeting.


The Research Awards Committee is selected by the ASMS President and is known only to ASMS staff, They do not deliberate and are not known to each other.

Term: 2 years, September 1 of year one to August 31 of year two

Research Awards Committee Duties

  1. Select recipients of the ASMS Research Awards; 
  2. Review all proposals and rate each on a score sheet provided by ASMS.
  3. Scores are calculated by the ASMS President to determine the recipients.