Cava receives Linus Pauling Medal Award
July 13, 2012. Seattle, WA. Robert J. Cava, the Russell Wellman Moore Professor of Chemistry, has been awarded the 2012 Linus Pauling Medal Award, for "outstanding contributions to chemistry meriting national and international recognition." Cava will be honored at a symposium and banquet on October 6 at the University of Washington. The Linus Pauling Medal Award is given annually by the ACS Puget Sound, Oregon, and Portland Sections of the American Chemical Society. The award is named after Linus Pauling, a native of the Pacific Northwest.