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02 oct 2015
11:00 - 12:00
Salle 2, Site Marcelin Berthelot
En libre accès, dans la limite des places disponibles

Intervenant(s)

Gabor A.Somorjai, University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Conférence en anglais.

Biographie

Gabor A. Somorjai (born May 4, 1935) is a professor of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley and is a leading researcher in the field of surface chemistry and catalysis. He is the author of more than 1000 scientific papers.

For his contributions to the field, Somorjai won the Wolf Prize in Chemistry (1998), the Linus Pauling Award (2000), the Priestley Medal (2008), the ENI New Frontiers in Hydrocarbons Award (2011) and more recently the ACS’s William H. Nichols Medal (2015). He received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from the UC Berkeley in 1960. In 1972, he was promoted to Professor. He is also a Faculty Senior Scientist in the Materials Sciences Division, and Group Leader of the Surface Science and Catalysis Program at the Center for Advanced Materials, at the E.O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.