Volume 94 Issue 1 | p. 38 | Awards
Issue Date: January 4, 2016

Josef Michl ACS Award In Photochemistry: Frederick Lewis

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

Sponsor: Josef Michl Award Endowment

Citation: For his elegant, incisive research on photochemistry of molecules from ketones to DNA, and his mechanistic analyses that explain, clarify, and generalize these experimental results.

Current position: professor of chemistry, Northwestern University

Education: B.A., chemistry, Amherst College; Ph.D., organic chemistry, University of Rochester

Lewis on his mentor:“Robert Letsinger. Bob was a full professor at Northwestern when I joined the faculty in 1969. He was a superb scientist who, with . . .

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