Monday, January 9, 2012

Omar Yaghi to Direct Molecular Foundry

Omar Yaghi, one of the world’s most cited chemists and leading authorities on nanoscience, has been named as the new director of the Molecular Foundry. He comes to Berkeley Lab from UCLA and will also hold an appointment in the UC Berkeley Chemistry Department. Yaghi is perhaps best known for his invention of metal organic frameworks (MOFs), the crystalline storage vessels that can capture and contain carbon dioxide, and reticular chemistry, the technique for stitching together individual molecules into predetermined structures. More> Best Blogger Tips

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