12 Women In Academia Are Named ACS Fellows For 2018

Aug. 3, 2018
Of the 21 women named ACS Fellows in the 2018 class, 12 are in academia.

The American Chemical Society (ACS) names the 2018 class of ACS Fellows, a prestigious honor bestowed upon distinguished chemists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and have made important contributions to ACS.

Twenty-one women were named ACS Fellows in the 2018 class. Of those, 12 are in academia:

  • Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, University of Toledo
  • Janine Cossy, ESPCI Paris
  • Carmen Valdez Gauthier, Florida Southern College
  • Lynn G. Hartshorn,  University of St. Thomas
  • Teresa Head-Gordon, University of California, Berkeley
  • Barbara R. Hillery, SUNY Old Westbury
  • Elizabeth M. Howson, Chatham High School
  • Malika Jeffries-EL, Boston University
  • Kerry K. Karukstis, Harvey Mudd College
  • Judy E. Kim, University of California, San Diego
  • Melissa Pasquinelli, North Carolina State University
  • Doris Zimmerman, Thiel College (retired)

The American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society, is a not-for-profit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. ACS provides access to chemistry-related information and research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. ACS does not conduct research, but publishes and publicizes peer-reviewed scientific studies. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

For more information, visit: www.acs.org

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