PITTSBURGH - Pittcon has announced the recipients of 11 awards recognizing the contributions of leaders in the fields of analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. The awards will be presented at Pittcon, March 8-13, 2009, McCormick Place, Chicago.
The award recipients represent diverse scientific disciplines including separations science, pharmaceuticals, bioanalytical science, vibrational spectroscopy, chromatography, electrochemistry, microfluidics and sensors.
The 2009 Pittcon Heritage Award will be presented to Alfred R. Bader, founder of Aldrich Chemical Co. (now Sigma-Aldrich) and owner of Alfred Bader Fine Arts. The award will be presented during the opening session of Pittcon.
The subsequent awards and recipients are as follows: Analytical Chemistry Award for Young Investigators in Separation Science, Nelson Torto, University of Botswana; Bomem-Michelson Award, Martin Quack, Laboratium fur Physikalische Chemie; Charles N. Reilley Award, Charles R. Martin, University of Florida; Chromatography Forum of Delaware Valley Dal Nogare Award, Frantisek Svec, University of California, Berkeley; Maurice F. Hasler Award, Gary M. Hieftje, Indiana University; Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award, Chad A. Mirkin, Northwestern University; The Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award, Daniel T. Chiu, University of Washington; 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 Williams-Wright Award, Jerome J. Workman Jr., Luminous Medical Inc.
A complete listing and description for all award symposia can be found at www.pittcon.org.