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Bazzi honored as 2019 Fellow of the American Chemical Society

Published Aug 28, 2019


Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, associate dean for research at Texas A&M University at Qatar, was recently honored as a 2019 Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in recognition of his outstanding achievements in chemistry and contributions to science, the profession and the society. Bazzi was one of 70 international chemists selected this year to the prestigious Fellows program, and he is the only one from outside the USA. Bazzi was honored along with his Fellow Class of 2019 inductees with a lapel pin and certificate during a ceremony and reception 26 Aug. in conjunction with the society’s 258th National Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, Calif. (USA). This is the second Fellow award for Bazzi, who was named Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in December 2018.

In the award citation published in the July 15 issue of the ACS Chemical & Engineering News, Bazzi was recognized for “his leadership in Science and Engineering programs in Qatar, for organizing and chairing multiple international chemistry conferences in Qatar since 2004, and for his teaching and research successes.” In addition, he also was recognized for his community services through “his roles in establishing the ACS Qatar chapter, establishing STEM outreach programs for Qatar high schools, and bringing internationally renowned chemists to Qatar to promote chemical sciences.”

In addition to his role as associate dean for research, Bazzi is a professor of chemistry and executive director of development, engagement and outreach at Texas A&M at Qatar. He is also professor of materials science and engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas (USA).

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