Awards and prizes
Cotton medal awarded to G.A. Somorjai
Gabor A. Somorjai, Prof. of Chemistry at the U. of California, Berkeley, and a principal investigator in the Materials Sciences Div. of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, will receive the 2003 F. A. Cotton Medal sponsored by the American Chemical Soc., Texas A&M Section and the Texas A&M U. Chemistry Dept. Somorjai was chosen for his pioneering research on the chemistry of surfaces in ultrahigh vacuum and heterogeneous catalysis.