Wayne Jones, chair and professor of chemistry, has been named to the 2010 class of American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellows, an honor bestowed upon 192 distinguished scientists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and made important contributions to ACS, the world’s largest scientific society. With more than 100 publications and articles, Jones has earned a national and international reputation as a prolific scientist. He holds numerous patents and has been invited to speak around the world on his research in the area of photo-induced electron and energy transfer processes in inorganic and polymer systems. Since his arrival at Binghamton in 1993, his work has been supported by nearly $5 million in federal research grants from agencies such as the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Standards. Jones has also secured support from a broad range of corporate sponsors such as Boeing Corporation, General Electric and Corning, Inc. The Fellows program began in 2009 to recognize and honor ACS members for their outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession and the ACS.
September 14, 2010