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George M. Whitesides receives inaugural Dreyfus prize in the chemical sciences
Date:5/6/2009

NEW YORK, May 6 The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation announced today that George M. Whitesides, the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor of Chemistry at Harvard University, has won the inaugural Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences. The prize, to be given biennially by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, recognizes exceptional and original research in a selected area of chemistry that has advanced the field in major ways. Conferred this year in materials chemistry, the prize consists of a monetary award of $250,000one of the largest awards dedicated to the chemical sciences in the U.S.a citation and a medal. The award ceremony will be at Harvard University on September 30, and will include a lecture by George Whitesides.

Whitesides has had a major and sustained impact in the chemical sciences and materials chemistry. He is one of the most innovative and prolific chemists of our time and the most highly cited living chemist in the world. He has developed powerful methods for the creation of new materials that have significantly advanced the field of chemistry and its societal benefits. His research extends across multiple disciplines, centered on chemistry, but touching biochemistry, drug design, and materials science. His work extends to the engineering of functional systems and the applications of these systems in areas ranging from biology to microelectronics. He has opened broad new technological avenues and has impacted human health in significant ways. Whitesides's research in materials chemistry has become an essential part of materials synthesis programs around the world.

"I'm particularly pleased and honored to receive this award from the Dreyfus Foundation. Its work in raising public awareness of chemistry is helping to educate young people about the transformative power of this science," said George Whitesides. "Chemistry has the opportunity of a century to do something profound for society. The whole a
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Contact: Mark Cardillo
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212-753-1760
The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.
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