Jan 25, 2013
UCLA Prof. Raphael Levine to be Awarded the 2012 ICS Gold Medal

Professor Raphael Levine will be awarded the 2012 Israel Chemical Society (ICS) Gold Medal for his outstanding contributions to the field of chemistry.

Professor Levine will be honored for his fundamental contributions for understanding chemical reactivity on the molecular-scale with special reference to the role of energy and for discovering that the methods of thermodynamics can be applied to nonequilibrium few-atom systems.

The award ceremony will take place at the opening ceremony of the 78th annual meeting of the ICS in Tel Aviv on February 12.

The ICS was founded in 1933 and aims at advancing pure and applied chemistry at the national and international levels. The ISC Gold Medal is the highest honor awarded annually since 2002 to chemists by the organization. More information on the ISC can be found here.

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