Carnegie Mellon University

Professor Andy Gellman elected Fellow of the AVS

Professor Andy Gellman has been elected to Fellow of the AVS. As an interdisciplinary, professional Society, AVS supports networking among academic, industrial, government, and consulting professionals involved in a variety of disciplines - chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, all engineering disciplines, business, sales, etc. through common interests related to the basic science, technology development, and commercialization of materials, interfaces, and processing.

Fellows of the AVS must have made sustained and outstanding scientific and technical contributions in research, engineering, technical advancement, academic education, or managerial leadership for at least ten (10) years. Fellows comprise <0.5% of the AVS membership. Professor Gellman?s election citation is ?for discovery of naturally chiral metal surfaces and demonstration of their enantiospecific interactions with chiral adsorbates, which result in enantioselective catalytic reactions.? The award will be presented at the AVS Awards Ceremony during the Symposium in Tampa, Florida, on Wednesday evening, October 31, 2012.