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Two Catalysis Awards for Professor Graham Hutchings

3 July 2012

In Munich at the 15th International Congress on Catalysis Professor Hutchings will deliver the Heinz Heinemann Award lecture.  This award is given every four years to a single person who has made the most significant advances in catalytic science in the preceding five year period.  In addition, Professor Hutchings will be presented with the Alwin Mittasch Award from Dechema.  This award is made to scientists who have made outstanding contributions towards extending the fundamentals of catalysis and its exemplary industrial application.  Both awards relate to the recent work on gold and gold palladium catalysts.

At a recent ceremony in Lyon Professor Graham J. Hutchings was presented with the 2011 French-Great Britain Chemistry Prize.  Although announced in mid 2011 the award takes place at an annual meeting of the French Chemical Society.  Professor Hutchings gave a lecture on “Gold Catalysis” prior to receiving the award.

Professor Graham J. Hutchings being presented with the 2011 French-Great Britain Chemistry Prize by Professor Gerard Ferey of the University Of Versailles

Professor Graham J. Hutchings being presented with the 2011 French-Great Britain Chemistry Prize by Professor Gerard Ferey of the University Of Versailles