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
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