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|Teri W. Odom, Ph.D.|
The Rohm and Haas Company's (NYSE:ROH) Technical Community Organization (TCO) recently announced the winner of its annual New Faculty Award, Teri W. Odom, Ph.D.
Odom is an assistant professor of chemistry at Northwestern University. She is a physical and materials chemist, whose research includes nanoscale imaging techniques and nanodevices.
Odom was selected as this year's award recipient for her research in patterning and synthesis at the nanoscale. She will be presented with a monetary award and engraved plaque at the Rohm and Haas facility in Marlborough, Massachusetts in September, at which time she will deliver a lecture on her research to scientists.
The Rohm and Haas TCO New Faculty Award recognizes a non-tenured faculty member at an accredited university for his/her outstanding research achievement or potential in chemistry, polymers or materials science. Candidate nominations and selection of the award recipient are conducted by Rohm and Haas technologists.
Odom earned her Ph.D in chemical physics from Harvard University, and completed her post-doctoral research at Harvard. She holds a bachelor of science in chemistry from Stanford University. She is the winner of numerous awards, including being named to the MIT Technology Review 100 as one of the world's top young innovators. Odom was also one of only 12 scholars internationally to receive a DuPont Young Professor Award for the academic years 2005-2007. She is a member of the American Chemical Society and Materials Research Society.
About The Rohm and Haas TCO
The Rohm and Haas TCO was established in 1986 with the mission of encouraging scientific excellence, providing opportunities for professional development, promoting the exchange of new technology and fostering the spirit of cooperation within the Rohm and Haas technology community. Among the organizationís internal activities are an ongoing series of seminars led by researchers from prominent universities, and a biannual Tech Fair, which presents exhibits of the companyís top research programs to members of the Rohm and Haas technology community in a trade-show format.
Leading the way since 1909, Rohm and Haas is a global pioneer in the creation and development of innovative technologies and solutions for the specialty materials industry. The companyís technologies are found in a wide range of markets including: Building and Construction, Electronics, Food and Retail, Household and Personal Care, Industrial Process, Packaging, Paper, Transportation and Water. Our innovative technologies and solutions help to improve life everyday, around the world. Based in Philadelphia, PA, the company generated annual sales of approximately $8 billion in 2005. Visit www.rohmhaas.com for more information.
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