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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)

  • Cristophe Boisson (CNRS, France)

  • Eugene Chen (Colorado State University)

  • Paul Chirik (Princeton University)

  • Dongmei Cui (ChangChun Institute of Applied Chemistry)

  • Phil Fontaine (Dow)

  • ​Leon Govaert (Eindhoven University of Technology)

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

  • Julia Ham (U.S. Naval Academy)

  • Ken Kearns (Dow)

  • Clark Landis (University of Wisconsin)

  • Carlos Lopez-Barron (ExxonMobil)

  • Alceo Macchioni (University of Perugia)

  • Bob Maughon (Sabic)

  • Scott McIndoe (University of Victoria)

  • Kalman Migler (NIST)

  • Alejandro Mueller, (University of Basque Country, Spain)

  • Alberto Ortin (Polymer Char)

  • Christian Paulik (Johannes Kepler University)

  • Marcia Pires (Nova Chemicals)

  • Kim Ragaert (Maastricht University)

  • Jay Reimers (ExxonMobil)

  • Aaron Sadow (Iowa State University)

  • Roland Schmidt (Arlanxeo)

  • Susannah Scott (University of California, Santa Barbara)

  • Ken-ichi Seno (Sumitomo)

  • Fabio Sofri (Braskem)

  • Maria Soliman (Sabic)

  • Theo Tervoort (ETH)