Prof. Katharina Fromm, University of Fribourg, was honored as fellow of the American Chemical Society. She is the first European female chemist who receives this prestigious title.
Picture: nomination ceremony in Indianapolis
Prof. Katharina Fromm was honored for the following outstanding contributions:
Contribution to the science/profession: Recognized for outstanding research on coordination chemistry, teaching (Freshman Chemistry), and public outreach activities such as the International Year of Chemistry 2011.
Contribution to the ACS community: Served as Session Chair at ACS meetings and has organized invited lectures, also for U.S. chemists, at the University of Fribourg.
David Spichiger, SCS