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2006 CODATA Prize Awarded to John Rumble
2006 CODATA Prize was awarded to John Rumble, technical director
for Information International Associates. Rumble received
the prize in Beijing, China, on 22 October 2006. The prize
is awarded biannually for outstanding achievement in scientific
and technical data.
Rumble, former director of the Standard Reference Data Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), was honored for being “an innovator in the world of scientific and technical data.” He was instrumental in extending data evaluation techniques to new disciplines, including engineering, materials, and biotechnology. Rumble has long been a leader in using advanced information technology for developing computerized databases, online data networks, and data exchange standards.
Rumble is an IUPAC Fellow and was instrumental in setting up and implementing the cooperation between NIST and IUPAC to make the IUPAC Solubility Data Series available online.
CODATA, the Committee on Data for Science and Technology, is an interdisciplinary committee of the International Council for Science.
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