The American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced that Nicholas Kotov will receive the 2017 ACS Award in Colloid Chemistry. This award recognizes and encourages outstanding scientific contributions to colloid chemistry. Kotov was recognized for his “foundational work on self-organization of nanoparticles in dispersions and on surfaces.”
He will present a lecture on “Self-Organization of Inorganic Nanoparticles” when he accepts his award at the ACS meeting in San Francisco in April 2017.
Kotov is the Joseph B. and Florence V. Cejka Professor of Chemical Engineering and a professor of Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Macromolecular Science & Engineering. In recent years, he has won MRS Medal, the Stephanie L. Kwolek Award and the UNESCO Medal.