DECHEMA Award of the Max Buchner Research Foundation is conferred on Steven Howdle
(Press Release from DECHEMA, the German Association for Chemical Technique and Biotechnology)
The DECHEMA Award 2006 of the Max Buchner Research Foundation is conferred on Professor Steven M. Howdle, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the innovative use of supercritical fluids for the synthesis and processing of polymers with a wide range of applications including bioactive materials.
The award will be conferred in the course of a solemn colloquium in the house of DECHEMA, Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25, in Frankfurt/Main on December, 1, at 4:00 pm.
The Award of the Max Buchner Research Foundation has been conferred annually since 1951 by DECHEMA, Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, for outstanding research in the fields of applied chemistry, process engineering, biotechnology, and chemical apparatus.
Preference is given to younger scientists whose work is fundamentally important and successfully combines theory with practical application. The Award comprises an honorary certificate, a gold medal and a prize of 20,000 Euro.
More information in: http://www.dechema.de/65_2006-lang-en.html