Hawker Wins Centenary Prize for Chemistry

CNS News

CNS Executive Committee member, Craig Hawker, Director of the UCSB Materials Research Laboratory,  was awarded the 2012 Centenary Prize from the Royal Society of Chemistry for his development of new strategies in the design of novel polymers and his outstanding communication skills as a scientist and professor. 

The Centenary Prize was established in 1947 by the Royal Society of Chemistry and recognizes outstanding international chemists who are also exceptional communicators. Hawker is a Fellow of Britain's Royal Society and of the American Chemical Society, and the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the 2011 Arthur C. Cope Scholar award from the American Chemical Society, the 2010 Macro Group UK International Medal for Outstanding Achievement, and the 2008 DSM International Performance Materials Award from the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.


For further details see the UCSB Press Release.