MSI Fellow Don Truhlar to be Honored by American Chemical Society

posted on September 8, 2014

Regents Professor Donald Truhlar, MSI Fellow and former MSI Director, will be honored at a symposium to be held at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Denver, Colorado, in March 2015. The symposium is called "Computational chemical dynamics: Advancing our understanding of chemical processes in gas-phase, biomolecular, and condensed-phase systems." Professor Truhlar is a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry in the College of Science and Engineering. Another MSI Fellow from the chemistry department, Professor Jiali Gao, is helping to organize the symposium.

Professor Truhlar is an internationally renowned expert in computational chemistry with numerous publications. He was MSI’s Director during 1988 - 2006. He and Professor Gao are also members of the chemistry department’s Chemical Theory Center.