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APO-2019 PROUDLY ANNOUNCES 2nd

"PROFESSOR JAMES MCGRATH MEMORIAL LECTURESHIP"


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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.

Confirmed Speakers

John Bercaw (CalTech)
Markus Busch (Technical University of Darmstadt)

Vincenzo Busico (University of Naples)

Peter Callais (Townsendsolutions)
Brad Carrow (Princeton University)
Geoffrey Coates (Cornell University)
Rongjuan Cong (Dow)
Dongmei Cui (Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry)
Sudhin Datta (Exxon-Mobil)
David Fiscus (ExxonMobil)  

Jeff Fodor (Chevron-Phillips)

Vinicius Grassi (Braskem)
Rhett Kempe (University of Bayreuth)
Justin G Kennemur (Florida State University)

Markus Klapper (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research)

John Layman (P&G)

Bun Yeoul Lee (Ajou University)

Jill Martin (Dow)
Nathan Mehl (Milliken)

Gabriele Mei (LyondellBasell)
Scott Milner (Penn State University)
Barry Morris (DuPont)
Kyoko Nozaki (University of Tokyo)
Francisco Perez (SABIC Netherlands)
Daniel Read (University of Leeds)

Megan Robertson (University of Houston)

Brad Rogers (PepsiCo)

Greg Rutledge (MIT)

Michelle Sing (Braskem)
Mike Tilston (Dow)
Gerard van Doremaele (Arlanxeo)

Karen Winey (University of Pennsylvania)
Eva Zurek (University at Buffalo)