Volume 86 Issue 50 | p. 50 | Awards
Issue Date: December 15, 2008

Charles Stone Award To Dennis Smith

Department: ACS News

Dennis W. Smith Jr., professor of chemistry at Clemson University, is the 2008 winner of the Charles H. Stone Award, presented annually by the ACS Carolina-Piedmont Section. The award recognizes a chemist in the southeastern U.S. who has made outstanding and valuable achievements in chemical research.

Smith's research interests include synthesis, mechanism, structure/property relationships, and applications of polymeric materials and composites including fluoropolymers from aromatic trifluorovinyl ethers, polyarylenes from bis-ortho-diynyl arenes, and renewable polymers based on lactide and rubber recycling. Smith is cofounder and associate director of Clemson's Center for Optical Materials Science & Engineering Technologies. He also cofounded Tetramer Technologies in 2001 to commercialize research done at Clemson.

 

Linda Wang compiles this section. Announcements of awards may be sent to l_wang@acs.org.

 
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