The Arnold C. Ott Lectureship in Chemistry at Grand Valley State University will feature Gary Hieftje, distinguished professor and Mann Chair of Chemistry at Indiana University. Hieftje is known for his award-winning research in analytical chemistry.
Hieftje will give two lectures scheduled for November 10 and 11. His first lecture, “Teaching and Research: Symbiosis or Conflict,” will be Thursday, November 10, at 6 p.m. in Loosemore Auditorium on Grand Valley’s Pew Grand Rapids Campus.
The second lecture, “New Tools, Toys, and Tricks for Chemical Measurements,” will be Friday, November 11, at 1 p.m. in Manitou Hall (room 123) on the Allendale Campus.
Hieftje has been a member of the Indiana University Bloomington Department of Chemistry since 1969. He has authored or co-authored 10 books and more than 500 scientific papers, and holds 15 patents. Hieftje was awarded the 2010 Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science by the Royal Society of Chemistry in London.
Both lectures are free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Grand Valley’s Chemistry Department at (616) 331-3317.