Dr. Orlando J. Rojas, a professor in the Department of Forest Biomaterials and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University has been selected by the American Chemical Society as a member of the 2013 class of ACS Fellows.
ACS Fellows are nominated by their peers and selected for their outstanding achievements in and contributions to the sciences/profession and for providing excellent volunteer service to the ACS community.
Rojas, along with the other 2013 ACS Fellows, will be honored at a special ceremony during the ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis, IN on Monday, September 9, 2013 at the J.W. Marriott Indianapolis.
The list of 2013 ACS Fellows appeared in the July 29 issue of Chemical & Engineering News and can be found at http://cenm.ag/2013acsfellows. Information about the ACS Fellows Program, including lists of Fellows named in earlier years and more details about the 2013 class, is available on the ACS website at http://www.acs.org/fellows.
Dr Rojas is also a Finland Distinguished Professor at Aalto University and the past chair of the ACS Division of Cellulose & Renewable Materials. More information about Dr. Rojas and his research group can be found at http://www4.ncsu.edu/~ojrojas/index.html