Official Methods Awards

The AOAC Official Methods Board recognizes significant contributions and meritorious volunteer service to the AOAC analytical scientific community. Awards for both team and individual service are reviewed annually by the Official Methods Board.  Award categories are:  Achievement for Technical and Scientific Excellence, Expert Review Panel of the Year, Method of the Year, and Technical Service Award. Awardees receive their recognition during the AOAC Awards Ceremony during the AOAC Annual Meeting.  

Team Awards

  • Award in Recognition of Technical and Scientific Excellence
  • Expert Review Panel of the Year

The Selection Process

The Official Methods Program Awards Guidelines provide the Selection Criteria and Process for this award.

Individual Achievement Awards

  • Technical Service Award
  • Method of the Year

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Contact Information


For additional information regarding the Official Methods Awards Program, please contact the Program Manager:

Delia Boyd
Telephone: +1 (301) 924-7077 ext. 126 
Fax: +1 (301) 924-7089