Volume 88 Issue 7 | p. 65 | Awards
Issue Date: February 15, 2010

Midwest Award to Larock

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

Richard C. Larock, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Iowa State University, is the recipient of the St. Louis Section’s 2009 ACS Midwest Award. Larock is a pioneer in the use of palladium catalysts in organic synthesis, particularly in the synthesis of carbocycles and heterocycles. He also discovered a remarkable range of novel rubber, adhesive, coating, elastomeric and plastic materials, and biocomposites made from natural oils.

Larock’s contributions have earned several major awards, including the ACS . . .

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