Hillebrand Prize

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The annual Hillebrand Prize of the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW), awarded for original contributions to the science of chemistry by member(s) of CSW, is named for William F. Hillebrand (1853-1925), one of Washington’s most distinguished chemists.

2016 Hillebrand Award to Dr. Stuart Licht

Greenhouse Gas Removal by its Transformation to Valuable Commodities Stuart Licht, Department of Chemistry, George Washington University As the levels of carbon dioxide increase in the Earth’s atmosphere, this greenhouse gas’s effects on climate change including species extinction, flooding, draught, famine and economic disruption become increasingly apparent. An incentive to remove […]

Hillebrand Prize Recipient Stephen A. Wise to Speak at April Meeting

On April 26, 2016 Dr. Stephen A. Wise, Senior Analytical Chemist and Program Coordinator for Food and Nutrition within the Chemical Sciences Division of NIST, will receive the 2015 Hillebrand Prize and be the featured speaker for the evening. Logistical details can be found on the next page. The selection […]

The Hillebrand Prize: The Supreme Court of Chemistry

By Lisa Greenhouse, NIST Historian The annual Hillebrand Prize of the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW), awarded for original contributions to the science of chemistry by member(s) of CSW, is named for William F. Hillebrand (1853-1925), one of Washington’s most distinguished chemists. Hillebrand achieved such stature during his career in Washington, first […]

Hillebrand Prize 2013 – Mike Doyle

Michael P. (Mike) Doyle is distinguished for his contributions to asymmetric catalysis and metal carbene transformations, for providing basic understanding to nitrosyl chemistry that includes the biochemical reactions of nitrites and nitrogen oxides, and for his research in physical organic chemistry and synthetic method development.  He began his research at […]