George Schatz Receives Honorary Doctorate from Clarkson University

May 17, 2012


George C. Schatz (PhD '76), the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry and of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Northwestern University, received an honorary doctor of science degree at the Clarkson University commencement ceremony on May 12th.

Schatz is a world-class theoretician, chemist and researcher in the optical, structural and thermal properties of nanomaterials and biomaterials.

The degree was awarded for his "remarkable vision and pioneering research in the field of chemical reaction dynamics that has laid the foundation for today’s research in combustion, atmospheric and space chemistry, and his scholarly achievements in the fields of chemistry, nanoscience, biomaterials and computational electrodynamics; and for his steadfast dedication to mentoring tomorrow’s scientific leaders.”



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