UC Santa Barbara professor Galen D. Stucky has been named a 2013 Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Fellows are scientists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and made important contributions to the ACS, the world’s largest scientific society. The 96 Fellows appointed each year reflect a wide range of disciplines and geographic locations, representing 30 technical divisions, 49 local sections and 28 national committees.
Stucky was chosen for his development of powerful synthesis paradigms for the assembly of organic/inorganic composite, multifunctional systems using block copolymers to create highly defined, patterned domains on nano- to macro-length scales. He has served as a member of the ACS committee that led to the creation of the journal Chemistry of Materials, as well as on its editorial board.
“I have been a member of the ACS for more than 50 years,” said Stucky, the E. Khashoggi Industries, LLC Professor in Letters and Science at UCSB. “That association has been tremendously beneficial to my research group and my career. I am very grateful to be appointed a Fellow of ACS.”
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