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Executive Director's visit to SCI America

Madeleine Jacobs and Joanne Lyall

SCI Executive Director Joanne Lyall recently returned from Philadelphia, where she represented SCI at a series of events on 22-23 September 2010 organised by the Chemical Heritage Foundation and SCI America under the umbrella of the Innovation Day. Here she reports on her visit.

Emmett Crawford - 2010 SCI Gordon E Moore Winner

Dr Emmett Crawford

Dr Emmett Crawford received the 2010 SCI Gordon E Moore Medal for the invention of Eastman TritanTM Copolyester and leadership in the development and commercialisation of this new family of engineering plastics.

Ronald Breslow awarded 2010 Perkin Medal

Ronald Breslow

SCI's America International Group will award the Perkin Medal to Ronald Breslow, S L Mitchill Professor of Chemistry and University Professor at Columbia University.

Perkin Medal to Ronald Breslow

SCI's America International Group will award the Perkin Medal to Ronald Breslow, S L Mitchill Professor of Chemistry and University Professor at Columbia University.

Jason Pflueger awarded the 2010 Perkin Scholarship

Jason Pflueger

Jason is a senior majoring in chemistry at Columbia University. He has had internships with Professors John Porco at Boston University and James Leighton at Columbia University while in high school and has been working for Professor Scott Snyder at Columbia since the spring of 2008.

Chemical Industry Medal for Michael E Campbell

Michael E Campbell

The America International Group has awarded the 2010 SCI Chemical Industry Medal to Michael E Campbell, chairman, president, and CEO of Arch Chemicals, Inc. He was presented with the medal at an industry dinner in New York on 10 March 2010.

SCI-ACS alliance benefits members

ACS alliance: Andrew Ladds (SCI CEO), Jack Melling (SCI Board Chairman), Madeline Jacobs (ACS CEO) and Judith Benham (ACS Board Chairman)

In July 2009, SCI entered into a broader strategic alliance with the American Chemical Society (ACS) to advance chemistry-based knowledge and address global issues of mutual interest and benefit to our members.

Perkin Medal for Herbert W Boyer, PhD

Herbert W Boyer

Herbert W Boyer has served as a director of Genentech since he co-founded the company in 1976 with Robert A Swanson, a venture capitalist

2007 SCI Gordon E. Moore Medalist - Paul A. Sagel

Paul A Sagel

Paul A. Sagel is awarded the SCI Gordon E. Moore Medal for his efforts to produce one of the biggest innovations in home oral care in decades: Crest Whitestrips.

Global Innovation Imperatives - Gii

water

There are many significant issues facing every one of us. Some of these issues are of such societal and global significance that, unless real solutions are found and real actions are taken - by individuals, by organisations and by governments - the consequences will be, literally, disastrous