Dean and Laura H. Carnell professor of Chemistry, Hai-Lung Dai, and Chemistry professors Magid Abou-Gharbia and Scott Sieburth have been elected to the 2010 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The fellowship program recognizes members who have demonstrated "true excellence in their contributions to the chemical enterprise coupled with distinctive service to ACS or to the broader world of chemistry." 2010 ACS Fellows will be honored at a special ceremony during the ACS National Meeting in Boston on Monday, August 23, 2010.
The ACS is a congressionally chartered independent membership organization which represents professionals at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry and sciences that involve chemistry. The fellowship program began in 2009, selecting 162 members from a membership of approximately 154,000. Past winners include CST Chemistry professor Dr. Franklin Davis.