Pittcon to Honor Scientists for Significant Contributions

December 15, 2008

Pittcon announced the recipients of 11 prestigious awards recognizing the significant contributions of leaders in analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy.

Pittcon announced the recipients of 11 prestigious awards recognizing the significant contributions of leaders in analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. The awards will be presented at Pittcon, March 8–13, 2009, at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. The awardees represent scientific disciplines such as separations science, pharmaceuticals, bioanalytical science, vibrational spectroscopy, chromatography, electrochemistry, microfluidics, and sensors. The awards to be presented include the 2009 Pittcon Heritage Award (Alfred R. Bader, Alfred Bader Fine Arts); the Analytical Chemistry Award for Young Investigators in Separation Science (Nelson Torto, University of Botswana); the Bomem-Michelson Award (Martin Quack, Laboratium für Physikalische Chemie); the Charles N. Reilley Award (Charles R. Martin, University of Florida); the Chromatography Forum of Delaware Valley Dal Nogare Award (Frantisec Svec, University of California, Berkeley); the Maurice F. Hasler Award (Gary M. Hieftje, Indiana University); the Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award (Chad A. Mirkin, Northwestern University); the Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award (Daniel T. Chiu, University of Washington); the Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award (Ira W. Levin, NIH Division of Intramural Research in the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases); the Ralph N. Adams Award (Graham Cooks, Purdue University); and the Williams-Wright Award (Jerome J. Workman, Jr., Luminous Medical Inc.). A complete listing and description can be found at www.pittcon.org