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CAMP / Clarkson University Professors Matijevic' and Katz Listed in Prestigious Hirsch Index of Top Chemists

 

Professor Egon Matijevic' (the Victor K. LaMer Chair of Colloid and Surface Science at Clarkson University) and Professor Evgeny Katz (the Milton Kerker Chair of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science) are listed in the prestigious Hirsch (H) Index of Top Chemists, which includes 570 scientists worldwide. Living chemists have been ranked by H-index, a number invented by physicist Jorge Hirsch in 2005 to measure research impact.  A scientist's H-index is the highest number of papers they have published, for which each one has obtained at least that number of citations.



Professor Matijevic' has an H value of 69.  This means that he has published 69 papers which have each received at least 69 citations.  His bio page is at the following location:
(http://www.clarkson.edu/biosci_chemistry/faculty_pages/matijevic.html).

Professor Katz has an H value of 60.  He has published 60 papers which have each received at least 60 citations.  His bio page is at the following location:
(http://www.clarkson.edu/biosci_chemistry/faculty_pages/katz.html).  In addition, information about his publications can be found at the following website.

http://people.clarkson.edu/~ekatz/most_cited.htm

More information about the Hirsch Index of Top Chemists is available at:
http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/news/2007/april/23040701.asp 



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Senior University Professor Richard Partch Wins 2010 E. Ann Nalley ACS Northeast Region Award for Volunteer Service to the American Chemical Society



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Senior University Professor Richard Partch (left) is presented the award plaque (for the 2010 E. Ann Nalley ACS Award) by the American Chemical Society's Past President, William Carroll.

 

Senior University Professor Richard Partch (CAMP/ Clarkson University) is the winner of the 2010 E. Ann Nalley ACS Northeast Region Award for Volunteer Service to the American Chemical Society.  He has been a member of the American Chemical Society for 47 years. During this extensive time period, he has made many significant contributions at the local, state, and national levels.  In addition, he has held numerous ACS-related positions of responsibility.  They include being the Publicity Chairman for the 10th Northeast Regional ACS Meeting held in 1980, the Editor of the monthly bulletin of the Northern New York section of the ACS from 1965-1990, Chemistry Olympiad Coordinator from 2003-2009, Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Northern New York section of the ACS from 1979-82 and again from 1997-2000, and most recently as Councilor for the Northern New York section of the ACS from 1987-93 and again from 2000 through the present.