Anastas Awarded Merck Prize for Pioneering Work in Green Chemistry

Monday, May 11, 2015

Paul Anastas, a Yale professor and pioneer in the field of green chemistry, has been awarded the 2015 Emanuel Merck Lectureship, an international award that recognizes scientists who have made significant contributions to chemical and pharmaceutical research. 
Anastas, the Teresa and H. John Heinz III Chair for Chemistry and the Environment, is often called the “father of green chemistry,” a growing field that promotes the design of products and processes that minimize environmental impacts and hazardous outcomes.

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