DuPont’s Bryndza Receives ACS Leadership Award

March 21, 2016
DuPont Global Technology Director Henry Bryndza is recognized for leadership in chemical research and sustainability.

Henry Bryndza

DuPont Global Technology Director Henry Bryndza receives the Earle B. Barnes Award for Leadership in Chemical Research Management at the 2016 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Diego, California.  Bryndza was recognized for his outstanding leadership of transformational technology development at the interface of chemistry and biology, and for ushering in a new era of improved environmentally sustainable products, including renewably sourced chemicals and materials, according to the company.

A symposium entitled, “Sustainability through R&D: Driving Leadership for the Next Generation of Chemicals and Materials,” was hosted in his honor and featured presentations from sustainability leaders in the U.S. government, public institutions, companies and academia regarding advances in policy, regulations, research and business commitments to sustainable product development.

Bryndza leads the global technology program for DuPont Performance Materials where he is responsible for all aspects of R&D, applications development/technical service and manufacturing technologies.  Since joining DuPont in 1981, he has contributed to advances in green chemicals, polymers, specialties and inorganic materials. According to the company, he has an international reputation in homogeneous catalysis, green chemistry and sustainability, physical organometallic/organic chemistry and polymer technologies and the rehabilitation of oiled wildlife. Most recently, he led initiatives in biofuels, biomaterials and bio specialties with a focus on applications development and new product commercialization. He holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of California, Berkley and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from MIT.

For more information, visit: www.dupont.com

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