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Professor Rigoberto Hernandez Receives Stanley Israel Award

Professor Rigoberto Hernandez of Johns Hopkins University has been selected for the SERMACS (SouthEastern Regional Meeting of the ACS) Stanley Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences. He received the award on November 1st, in Augusta, GA at the SERMACS conference.

Franz Geiger is elected a Fellow of the AAAS

Congratulations to Franz Geiger for being elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Franz is being honored for his distinguished contributions to unraveling important yet previously unidentified molecular aspects of environmental interfaces, including atmospheric aerosols and geochemical surfaces, using non-linear, laser-based spectroscopy. Franz and the other new AAAS Fellows will be honored Feb. 16 at the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston.

Christy Haynes awarded New Orleans Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Award

Congratulations to Christy Haynes on being awarded the New Orleans Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture!  Christy was one of 13 candidates submitted by 9 divisions and was nominated by the Analytical Division of the ACS.  Christy will deliver her award lecture, "Biological and ecological toxicity of engineered nanomaterials" at the American Chemical Society National Meeting on April 8, 2013.