Wysocki Receives 2010 Masao Horiba Award
Prof. Gerard Wysocki is the recipient of the 2010 Masao Horiba Award for his innovative work on “ultra-sensitive in-situ detection of reactive chemicals based on laser dispersion effects”. HORIBA Group, one of the corporate leaders in development and manufacturing of analytical instrumentation, established an award to recognize young scientists worldwide working in the field of analytical science. This award is intended to support scientists, outside the HORIBA Group companies, who early in their careers have achieving distinguished results and developed innovative technologies for chemical analysis and measurement. In 2010 the target research field for the award was “in situ and continuous measurement of harmful airborne substances affecting human health, safety, and security”. The award was presented on October 15 during the official Masao Horiba Award ceremony at the Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.