Professor Neil M. Donahue has been named the Thomas Lord Professor in Chemistry
Neil M. Donahue, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and Engineering and Public Policy, has been named the Thomas Lord Professor in Chemistry in recognition of his contributions to those departments and to the university. He will be honored at a reception at the Mellon Institute on Monday, April 27, 2015.
Prof. Donahue is an internationally recognized expert in atmospheric chemistry and air-quality engineering. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles and is one of the most cited scientists in the field of geosciences.
Donahue is a founding member of CMU’s Center for Atmospheric Particle Studies (CAPS), as well as the director of the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research.
The professorship is named after Thomas Lord, an inventor, businessman and philanthropist who established funds at a number of institutions in order to foster excellence, technology, and innovation in health care and engineering. In 1996, his estate endowed seven professorships at Carnegie Mellon to honor educators whose work has profoundly impacted the university, his or her academic field and society.
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