Volume 94 Issue 1 | p. 42 | Awards
Issue Date: January 4, 2016

ACS Award For Creative Work In Fluorine Chemistry: Steven H. Strauss

Department: ACS News
Keywords: awards, 2016 ACS National Awards, people

Sponsor: Juhua Group Technology Center, China

Citation: For the synthesis and application of highly fluorinated superweak anions and structural and spectroscopic characterization of perfluoroalkylated fullerenes and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

Current position: professor of chemistry, Colorado State University

Education: B.A., chemistry, Franklin & Marshall College; M.S., Ph.D., inorganic chemistry, Northwestern University

Strauss on his biggest research challenge: “Becoming a ‘self-taught’ fluorine chemist is probably the biggest challenge I have had in my career. Handling fluorine and . . .

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