Wyatt CEO receives 2009 prize for Industrial Application of Physics

Dec 19, 2008
By LCGC Editors
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Dr Wyatt (left) has been awarded the 2009 Prize for Industrial Application of Physics by the American Physical Society (APS). Also pictured: Cliff Wyatt (centre), Geoff Wyatt (right).

Dr Philip J. Wyatt, the CEO and founder of Wyatt Technology Corporation has been awarded the 2009 Prize for Industrial Application of Physics by the American Physical Society (APS).

By leading the commercialization of laser light scattering, a technology of practical importance for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries as well as numerous academic research programmes, Dr Wyatt has been selected to receive the prize to acknowledge industrial applications of physics with an intention to publicize the value of physics for industrial development. Dr Wyatt was the sole award recipient selected by the committee from five finalists of the 16 preliminary nominations. The prize will be presented at the APS March 2009 annual meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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