Chemistry professors receive awards

  • Jun 10, 2008
  • Milton Smith, Robert Maleczka

At the Boron in the America's XI Conference held June 4-8th in St. Louis, Professor Mitch Smith received the Distinguished Service in Boron Science Award, Professor Mitch Smith and Professor Robert Maleczka were awarded the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award, as was SiGNa Chemistry, a company cofounded by Jim Dye with ongoing participation by Ned Jackson's research group. At the same conference Venkata A. Kallepalli won 1st place for the best oral presentation by a graduate student. Lastly, Michigan State University was announced as the host of Boron in the America's XII, which will occur in 2010. More