2009 Benjamin Franklin Medal Winner: George Whitesides

  by Emily V. Driscoll  |  April 27th, 2009  |  Published in All, Featured


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The 2009 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry is presented to George Whitesides for his pioneering chemical research in the field of molecular self-assembly and his invention of rapid, innovative techniques for the inexpensive fabrication of ultra-small devices for practical use.

[If you cannot see the flash video below, you can click here for a high quality mp4 video.]

Interviewees:George M. Whitesides,
Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers
University Professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Subject: Chemistry
Award: Benjamin Franklin Medal

To learn more about the Franklin Awards and the other 2009 medalists visit the Franklin Institute Awards home page.

Be sure to check back every Monday for the video profile of another 2009 medalist.

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