Local section spotlight | November 27, 2017 Issue - Vol. 95 Issue 47 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 47 | p. 36
Issue Date: November 27, 2017

Local section spotlight

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS News, New York Local Section
Credit: Courtesy of Donald Clarke
Michael Cefola, Ann Cefola, and Carla Romney.
Credit: Courtesy of Donald Clarke

On Oct. 11, Michael A. Cefola (from left), along with his wife, Ann, received a copy of the dissertation of his father, Michael Cefola. Carla Romney, associate dean for STEM & pre-health education at Fordham University, presented the dissertation during a symposium honoring the 75th anniversary of the isolation of plutonium and the late Cefola, a chemistry professor at Fordham University. The elder Cefola helped carry out the first isolation of plutonium. The event was cosponsored by Fordham University, the ACS New York Section’s Senior Chemists Committee, and the Westchester Subsection.

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