Volume 87 Issue 8 | p. 68 | Awards
Issue Date: February 23, 2009

Robert Crabtree Wins Green Chemistry Award

Recipients are honored for contributions of major significance to chemistry
Department: ACS News

ROBERT H. CRABTREE, a chemistry professor at Yale University, is the recipient of a $160,000 grant from the ACS Green Chemistry Institute Pharmaceutical Roundtable. The grant will support his efforts to develop more efficient and environmentally friendly chemical catalysts. Crabtree’s work focuses on developing catalysts derived from iron, copper, cobalt, and other metals that are cheaper, safer, and simpler than traditional methods.

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

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