The Carbon Medal is a medal of achievement in carbon science and technology given by the American Carbon Society for the "... outstanding contributions to the discovery of novel carbon products or processes."
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The following have won the Carbon Medal:
- 1997 Robert Curl (Rice University, co-discoverer of fullerene)
- 1997 Harry Kroto (University of Sussex, co-discoverer of fullerene)
- 1997 Richard Smalley (Rice University, co-discoverer of fullerene)
- 2001 Mildred Dresselhaus (MIT, researcher of carbon nanotubes)
- 2004 Donald S. Bethune (IBM research, researcher of single-walled carbon nanotubes)
- 2004 Morinobu Endo (Shinshu University, one of the pioneers of carbon nanofibers and carbon nanotubes synthesis)
- 2004 Sumio Iijima (NEC, often cited as the inventor of carbon nanotubes)
- 2016 Andre Geim (University of Manchester, co-inventor of graphene)
- 2016 Konstantin Novoselov (University of Manchester, co-inventor of graphene)
- "Medal of Achievement in Carbon Science and Technology". The American Carbon Society. Archived from the original on 2016-05-07. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
- "Carbon Medal". The World Conference on Carbon 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-07-14. Retrieved 2016-07-17.