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Debenedetti Delivers Lowrie Lectures at Ohio State

On May 24 and 25, Pablo Debenedetti, Class of 1950 Professor and Vice Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, delivered the 2012 William G. Lowrie Lectures at the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department of Ohio State University.  The lectureship was initiated in 1996 to honor William G. Lowrie, a distinguished alumnus of Ohio State’s Chemical Engineering Department.  It is awarded “once each year to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to fundamental or applied research in the field of chemical engineering.”  Debenedetti’s lectures were entitled “The Theory of Hydrophobicity: Some Recent Developments on a Venerable Subject”, and “Thermodynamic and Kinetic Models of the Emergence of Biological Homochirality”.