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Chad Mirkin receives the 2013 Linus Pauling Award

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For outstanding contributions to chemistry meriting national and international recognition, the Linus Pauling Medal is awarded for 2013 to Chad A. Mirkin, George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University.

The Pauling Award Symposium & Banquet is 1:00pm Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the University of Portland.

The reception and undergraduate research poster presentations begin at 5:30pm.

More information about the Symposium & Banquet is available here.

The Pauling Award Symposium is free and open to the public; the Pauling Award Banquet requires reservation and payment, regular ($30) and student tickets ($15) for the Banquet may be ordered with this form.

The Linus Pauling Award is sponsored by the Portland, Puget Sound, and Oregon Sections of the American Chemical Society.

Robert J. Cava is given the 2012 Linus Pauling Award

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Robert J. Cava, Russell Wellman Moore Professor of Chemistry from Princeton University, has been chosen to receive the 2012 Linus Pauling Award!

You can learn more about Prof. Cava and his work here.

He will be giving a talk at the 2012 Award symposium entitled, “A Molecule in a Metal–Dimer Formation in ThCr2Si2-type Pnictides”.

The talk is on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm in 389 Mary Gates Hall.

Other invited speakers include Professor Ram Seshadri, University of California–Santa Barbara, “Solid state chemistry and reactivity of noble metal oxides: Pauling electronegativities and gold chemistry”. 

Professor Mas Subramanian, Oregon State University, “Beyond the Nature of the Chemical Bond: How close are we to ‘Functional Materials by Design’?”

Professor Susan Kauzlarich, University of California–Davis, “Adding 3+ rare earths to transition metal Zintl phases and their resulting magnetic and thermoelectric properties”

The Linus Pauling Award is sponsored by the Portland, Puget Sound, and Oregon Sections of the American Chemical Society.