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Dr. Nina Contis is Selected as a 2015 ACS Fellow

Dr. Nina ContisBeginning in 2009, the American Chemical Society has annually recognized a select group of members for their contributions to science and the chemical profession.  Professor Ellene (Nina) Tratras Contis was one of this year's 78 honorees (out of a total ACS membership exceeding 158,000).  Click here to read the ACS press release about the ACS Fellows program.  The ACS website listed the following contributions made by Dr. Contis:

Contribution to the science/profession: Recognized for vision and leadership in cutting-edge strategies to engage students into the STEM community and for work in studying short-lived fission products of uranium-235 and trace metal analysis of water.

Contribution to the ACS community: Recognized for leadership on the Committee on International Activities, chairing the Europe and Middle East Subcommittee, directing long-term global strategic planning efforts and International Chemical Sciences Chapter development, and co-organizing and chairing symposia and international conferences.

The Chemistry Department is proud to Professor Contis as a faculty member and of her significant contributions listed above.  We sincerely congratulates her on her selection as an ACS Fellow.

Posted 7/24/15.

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