Joseph Francisco Wins 2022 Willard Gibbs Award

Joseph S. Francisco, President’s Distinguished Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Joseph S. Francisco, President’s Distinguished Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Chemistry, has received the 2022 Willard Gibbs Award from the Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The Gibbs Award was founded in 1910 by William A. Converse, a former Chairman and Secretary of the Chicago Section of ACS. Named for Josiah Willard Gibbs of Yale University, the award recognizes “eminent chemists who, through years of application and devotion, have brought to the world developments that enable everyone to live more comfortably and to understand this world better.” Francisco’s work focuses on atmospheric chemistry, bringing new tools from experimental physical and theoretical chemistry to enhance our understanding of chemistry in the atmosphere at the molecular level.

 

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