Bild Fromm-Katharina1Prof. 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.

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Webpage of ACS Fellows 2013

Prof. Katharina Fromm, 026 300 87 32

David Spichiger, SCS