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Sep 152017

DeSimone_Heinz_PhotoCongratulations to Professor DeSimone, who has been named the winner of the 22nd Heinz Award in the Technology, Economy, and Employment category! The honor recognizes DeSimone’s achievements and leadership in multiple fields, including green chemistry, nanomedicine, and 3D printing. “By pursuing research paths at the interface of diverse disciplines, my students, coworkers and I have developed new technologies that, over time, have influenced areas including manufacturing and medicine,” DeSimone said. “This award is a testament not just to our discoveries, but to our approach to research—bringing together people with diverse backgrounds and expertise to solve difficult scientific challenges, ultimately to create a positive impact in the world.”

Read UNC’s feature story

Read The Heinz Foundation’s features here & here

Read WRAL’s article by Rick Smith

Read The News & Observer’s article by Jane Stancill

 September 15, 2017