Hillebrand Prize

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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 […]

Hillebrand Prize 2011 – Debra Rolison

Debra Rolison heads the Advanced Electrochemical Materials section at the NRL (also known as the U.S. Navy’s nanoarchitectural firm), where her research focuses on multifunctional nanoarchitectures for rate-critical applications, such as catalysis, energy storage and conversion, and sensors.  She received a Ph.D. in Chemistry (UNC–CH, 1980) and is a Fellow […]

2010 Hillebrand Award to Dr. G. Marius Clore

Born June 6, 1955 in London, England; Naturalized US citizen, Baltimore (1996). Education: BSc. in Biochemistry (1st Class Honors), University College London (1976); MD, University College Hospital Medical School, London (1979); PhD in Physical Biochemistry, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London (1982). Positions held: House Physician, University College Hospital, […]

2009 Hillebrand Award to Dr. James E. Butler

Dr. James E. Butler Gas/Surface Dynamics Section, Chemistry Division Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC The Chemical Society of Washington will present the 2009 Hillebrand Prize to Dr. James E. Butler, Head of the Gas/Surface Dynamics Section at the Naval Research Laboratory, at its dinner meeting on March 11, 2010. Dr. Butler will address […]