Event - 2018 - 2018 Killian Award Lecture by Professor Richard Schrock

  • 2018 Killian Award Lecture by Professor Richard Schrock
February 15, 2018 - 4:00pm
James R. Killian, Jr. Award and Lecture Series by Professor Richard Schrock
Thursday, February 15, 2018, 4 pm
Huntington Hall (10-250)
Lecture title: Adventures in Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis

Richard Schrock, a chemist renowned for his pioneering work in organometallic chemistry, was named the recipient of the 2017–2018 James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award.

Schrock’s accomplishments include the development of a reaction known as olefin metathesis, now used for the efficient and more environmentally friendly production of important pharmaceuticals, fuels, and other products. For that work, he was awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

More information on the Killian Lectures website.


Professor Schrock presented the James R. Killian, Jr. Faculty Award Lecture on February 15, 2018
Photo: Jake Belcher