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Current Issue of The Crucible - May 2015

May 2015

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ACS Pittsburgh Section Call for Nominations

Nominate your colleague for the Distinguished Service Award or Pittsburgh Award.  Nominations will be accepted through Tuesday, September 15, 2015.  Nomination forms can be found in the Upcoming Events sidebar on the right.

Congratulations to Jill E. Millstone – 2015 Cottrell Scholar  

University of Pittsburgh Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Jill E. Millstone, was named a 2015 Cottrell Scholar for her work Using Metal-Ligand Chemistry to Understand, Form, and Tailor Nanoscale Alloys.  The Cottrell Scholar Award develops outstanding teacher-scholars who are recognized by their scientific communities for the quality and innovation of their research programs and their academic leadership skills. The Cottrell Scholar Award provides entry into a national community of outstanding scholar-educators who produce significant research and educational outcomes.

Congratulations to our 2015 50 Year Members!

Mr. Robert J. Pirkle, Jr.
Dr. James Allen Barter
Dr. Richard Stephen Danchik
Mr. A. Frederick Goellner
Mr. Nickolas Charles Kotow
Dr. Donald H. Lemmon
Mr. Thomas H. Madden
Dr. Howard George Mcilvried
Mr. John Edward Petrosky
Dr. Betty Sue Schaughency

Congratulations to our 2015 60 Year Members!

Mrs. Lydia G. Daugherty
Dr. Adolph Vincent Di Giulio
Dr. Chester A. Giza
Dr. Armand J. Panson
Dr. Mordecai D. Treblow
Mr. John J. Tress
Dr. George Leo Vassilaros
Mr. William Michalowicz

The 89th American Chemical Society Colloid and Surface Science Comes to Pittsburgh

The 89th annual technical meeting of the American Chemical Society Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry will highlight the latest fundamental and applied advances in colloid and surface science, including its key roles in a diversity of related disciplines. Traditionally organized and hosted by a university that has a deep commitment to colloid and surface science, the Symposium thrives on strong international attendance by participants from academia, industry and national laboratories and has become established as a premier conference in this field.  Approximately 500 oral and poster presentations are expected.

Pittsburgh Section Offers Travel Grants for Student Members

The Pittsburgh Section of the American Chemical Society has budgeted funds to help encourage undergraduate/graduate student participation in national and regional ACS meetings. The awards are intended to help defray meeting registration and travel-related expenses (lodging, transportation, per diem) for eligible students.  Click for the application.

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