FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | July 27, 2020

American Chemical Society names ACS Fellows for 2020

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2020 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) has named 53 members to the 2020 class of ACS Fellows.

Created by the ACS Board of Directors in December 2008, the Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACSF) designation is awarded to members who, in some capacity, have made exceptional contributions to the science or profession and have provided excellent volunteer service to the ACS community.

The official list of names appears in the July 27 issue of Chemical & Engineering News.

Here are the 2020 Fellows, listed alphabetically by institution: 

George L. Rodriguez, Argeni

Adam Woolley, Brigham Young University

Ruth Ellen Wexler, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Rudy Baum, Chemical & Engineering News (Retired)

Kerry K. Spilker, Chevron Energy Technology Co.       

Ah-Hyung Alissa Park, Columbia University

Karl William Haider, Covestro, LLC

Christian Thomas Goralski, CTG Consulting, LLC

Matthew L. Becker, Duke University

Sergio C. Nanita, DuPont

David F. Eaton, DuPont (Retired)      

Robert Joseph Maleski, Eastman Chemical Company (Retired)

Maryann C. Mendel, Eastman Kodak Company (Retired)

Rosanne Bonjouklian, Eli Lilly & Company (Retired)

Sidney S. White, Essilor International (Retired)

Zaida C. Morales Martinez, Florida International University

Thomas Martin Stevenson, FMC Agricultural Solutions

Michael A. Morgan, Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School

George C. Shields, Furman University

Ajay Mallia, Georgia Gwinnett College

Linda Virginia Osborn, Heritage Research Group

Stephen R. Heller, InChI Trust

Theresa Lynn Windus, Iowa State University

Sherri Conn Rukes, Libertyville High School

Ning Xu, Los Alamos National Laboratory

JoAnne Stubbe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rebecca Ruck, Merck

Susan Sonchik Marine, Miami University

Yun Hang Hu, Michigan Technological University

Penny Beuning, Northeastern University

Patrick Woodward, Ohio State University

Ram Devanathan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Carl Frey, Pepsi-Cola R&D (Retired)

Abigail G. Doyle, Princeton University

David J. Malik, Purdue University

Margareta Frey Sequin, San Francisco State University

Carolyn A. Burnley, Shell Global Solutions (Retired)

Deborah Cook, Temple University and Rider University

Benny C. Chan, The College of New Jersey

Sarah E. Morgan, The University of Southern Mississippi

John Michael Newsam, Tioga Research, Inc.

Larry E. Overman, University of California, Irvine

Erica A. Posthuma, University High School of Indiana

Joshua Ayoola Obaleye, University of Ilorin

MaryKay Orgill, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Daniel Rabinovich, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Judith Currano, University of Pennsylvania

David H. Waldeck, University of Pittsburgh

Raluca I. Stefan, University Politehnica of Bucharest

Jorge Luis Colon, University of Puerto Rico

John Z. Larese, University of Tennessee

Neil Vasdev, University of Toronto

V. Dean Adams, Utah State University

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. ACS’ mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people. The Society is a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related information and research through its multiple research solutions, peer-reviewed journals, scientific conferences, eBooks and weekly news periodical Chemical & Engineering News. ACS journals are among the most cited, most trusted and most read within the scientific literature; however, ACS itself does not conduct chemical research. As a specialist in scientific information solutions (including SciFinder® and STN®), its CAS division powers global research, discovery and innovation. ACS’ main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

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