Canadian Award – Individual
The Canadian Green Chemistry and
Engineering Award (Individual)
The 2012 winner is:
Philip Jessop, MCIC
Department of Chemistry
Philip G. Jessop is the Canada Research Chair of Green Chemistry at Queen’s University and the technical director of GreenCentre Canada (GCC). After his PhD with Brian James at the University of British Columbia in 1991 and a postdoctoral appointment with Robert Morris at University of Toronto in 1992, he did contract research for the Japanese government under the direction of Ryoji Noyor winner of the 2001i Nobel Prize. As a professor at the University of California-Davis from 1996–2003 and since then at Queen’s University, Jessop has studied green solvents and the chemistry of COand H . Distinctions include the Canadian Catalysis Lectureship Award, a Canada Research Chair, the NSERC Polanyi Award, a Killam Research Fellowship and the Queen’s University Award for Excellence in Research. He chaired the 2007 CHEMRAWN/ICCDU Conference on Greenhouse Gases and the 2010 3rd International IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry and helped create GreenCentre Canada, a National Centre of Excellence for the commercialization of green chemistry technologies. Switchable Solutions Inc., a spin-off company formed by GCC, is based upon some of Jessop's switchable solvents.
Terms of Reference
July 2 of every year
Award: a framed scroll, $1,000 cash prize and up to $1,200 for travel expenses
Eligibility: The Canadian Green Chemistry and Engineering Award (Individual) is presented to an individual working in Canada who has made significant contributions to advance green chemistry and/or engineering, including the technical, human health and environmental benefits.
The award shall be presented at one of the Chemical Institute of Canada’s (CIC) annual conferences, an independent conference or symposium organized by the CIC or an event chosen by the CGCEN. The recipient will be asked to present an award lecture.
The award shall be presented annually unless the Selection Committee considers that no suitable candidate has been nominated. All nominations will remain in force for three years. Nominators are responsible for keeping the record of the nominee up to date and complete.
Membership in the Chemical Institute of Canada is not a prerequisite.
Application: Submit the nomination package, as outlined on the nomination form to the CGCEN Awards Manager.
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