WASHINGTON - The American Chemical Society's Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) seeks nominations for the 2007 Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings.

The award recognizes the individual achievements and noteworthy contributions to coatings science, technology and engineering.

Nominations will be welcomed from all sections of industry, academia and government, and should be forwarded to David R. Bauer, Tess Award chairman, Ford Motor Company, Research Laboratory-MD3182, PO Box 2053, Dearborn, MI 48121. Upon receipt of names, the chairman will provide a documentation form requesting information on the nominee relevant to patents, publications, overall qualifications and other criteria. All finalized nominations for the 2007 Tess Award should be submitted prior to Sept. 1, 2006, although nominations received after that date will be considered for the succeeding year's award.