Prof. George Christou awarded the ACS Southern Chemist Award

Distinguished Professor George Christou has been awarded the 2016 Southern Chemist Award of the ACS Southeastern Region. The award is administered by the ACS Memphis Section. He received a medal at the presentation ceremony in Memphis on December 8 and then gave a talk on his research. The award is given annually to “recognize distinguished service to the chemical profession in the southern USA…In addition, nominees must have actively participated in ACS events and have brought recognition to the South through their work…. The South consists of: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

Prof. Christou’s research is in synthetic and physical-inorganic chemistry of the transition metals, and spans molecular nanoscience, bioinorganic chemistry, and molecular magnetism.