Volume 89 Issue 8 | pp. 42-43 | Awards
Issue Date: February 21, 2011

ACS Award In The Chemistry Of Materials

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Debra R. Rolison, a physical chemist at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, D.C., “has made major contributions to the chemistry of materials,” according to Roald Hoffmann, professor emeritus of humane letters in Cornell University’s chemistry and chemical biology department. “A leitmotif of her work is her lack of fear of complexity and the absence of order in matter,” he adds. “In fact, Rolison’s strong point is her intelligent approach to complicated properties in . . .

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