Neckers elected photochemical society Fellow

Dr. Douglas Neckers

Dr. Douglas C. Neckers, McMaster Distinguished Research Professor of chemistry and executive director of the Center for Photochemical Sciences, has been elected a Fellow of the Inter-American Photochemical Society (I-APS).

The I-APS, which was established in 1975, promotes and disseminates knowledge and encourages the development of photochemical sciences and allied subjects throughout the Americas.

Neckers was elected in recognition of his significant contributions to the photochemical field and his longstanding service to the photochemical community. He has done extensive research on the mechanism(s) of photoinitiation of polymerization and has played a leading role in utilizing it in commercially successful applications of the science.

January 14, 2008