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APO-2019 PROUDLY ANNOUNCES 2nd
"PROFESSOR JAMES MCGRATH MEMORIAL LECTURESHIP"

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Tobin J. Marks

Northwestern University

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THE MCGRATH MEMORIAL LECTURESHIP

In honor of the many contributions of Prof. James E. McGrath, including the creation of the "Advances in Polyolefins" workshop series in 1997, APO 2017 introduced a lectureship in his honor. Prof. McGrath was the University Distinguished Professor and Ethyl Corp. Professor of Chemistry at Virginia Tech. He wrote more than 400 articles and was a co-inventor of 40 patents. Prof. McGrath was the recipient of many awards in recognition of his scientific contributions.

PARTIAL LIST OF INVITED SPEAKERS
  • Rufina Alamo (Florida State University)

  • Finizia Auriemma (Università Federico II, Napoli)

  • Eugene Chen (Colorado State University)

  • Paul Chirik (Princeton University)

  • Dongmei Cui (ChangChun Institute of Applied Chemistry)

  • Phil Fontaine (Dow)

  • Damien Guironnet (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

  • Clark Landis (University of Wisconsin)

  • Alceo Macchioni (University of Perugia)

  • Bob Maughon (Sabic)

  • Ken Kerns (Dow)

  • Scott McIndoe (University of Victoria)

  • Christian Paulik (Johannes Kepler University)

  • Kim Ragaert (Maastricht University)

  • Jay Reimers (ExxonMobil)

  • Aaron Sadow (Iowa State University)

  • Susanna Scott (University of California, Santa Barbara)

  • Roland Schmidt (Arlanxeo)

  • Fabio Sofri (Braskem)