Thursday, February 7, 2002 Volume 67, Issue 88



Chemist receives ACS award

Cougar News Services

Jay K. Kochi, a professor of chemistry at UH, received the American Chemical Society's Greater Houston Section Award in January. The award
recognized Kochi's contributions to education and research, and distinguished service to ACS.

Kochi, a physical organic chemist, earned his doctorate from Iowa State University in 1952. He has been a UH faculty member since 1984.

Kochi also belongs to the National Academy of Sciences and is a recipient of the Alexander Von Humboldt U.S. Senior Scientist Award, the
American Chemical Society's Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award and the James Flack Norris Award, given by the Northeastern Section of the
American Chemical Society for outstanding achievement.

The Greater Houston Area Chapter of the American Chemical Society is one of 188 local ACS groups in the United States. The Greater Houston
Section was founded in 1917 and has about 2,800 members.

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