Vol. 24, No. 1
Tidwell Receives CCA's Killam Fellowship
Tidwell, recipient of a Killam Fellowship
Council for the Arts (CCA) announced the results of the 33rd annual
competition of the Killam research fellowships. The fellowship enables
its recipients to devote two years to full-time research and writing.
were chosen by a selection committee comprised of 15 eminent scientists
and scholors who represent a broad range of disciplines.
among those chosen from the field of chemistry was Thomas Tidwell, professor
at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Tidwell is recognized
for his work on hightly reactive intermediates, including mechanistic
studies by fast reaction techniques and synthetic applications.
January 2002, Tidwell is president of the IUPAC Organic and Biomolecular
Chemistry Division. Following
last year's restructuring, the Division activities will focus on areas
of organic synthesis, structural and mechanistic organic chemistry,
photochemistry, biomolecular chemistry, green chemistry, and biotechnology.