DeSimone Receives Innovation Award

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry Joseph DeSimone, PhD, has been awarded the 2012 Walston Chubb Award for Innovation. This recognition is awarded by the the Scientific Research Society Sigma Xi to recognize research into new areas of potential scientific importance, novel approaches to a long-standing problems in science or engineering, or research that may create a new methodology of importance to science or engineering.

Sigma Xi has presented this award since 2006 - it carries with it a $4,000 honorarium and an invitation to give the Walston Chubb Award Lecture at Sigma Xi's annual meeting.

Dr. DeSimone is a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.