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James E. Hutchison

James Hutchison

Dr. James E. (Jim) Hutchison joined the faculty at the University of Oregon (UO) in the fall of 1994. He now holds the Lokey-Harrington Chair in Chemistry. His research interests are in green chemistry, materials chemistry and nanoscience. He led the development of the UO’s nation-leading curriculum in “green” (environmentally-benign) organic chemistry, launched the university’s pioneering efforts in Green Nanoscience through the Safer Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing Initiative (SNNI).  He has been a member of the Governing Board of the ACS Green Chemistry Institute and conference co-chair for the ACS Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference twice. He is the author of more than 135 refereed publications, three book chapters and a text book (“Green Organic Chemistry: Strategies, Tools and Laboratory Experiments”).