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Profile and inaugural article for Prof. Friend in PNAS

September 22, 2020
A profile of Prof. Cynthia Friend accompanied her inaugural article in PNAS as a member of the National Academy of Science in September. The profile follows Friend from cow-pasture golf and car repair in her early life in southern Nebraska, through her education, and up to her current catalysis research, which has implications to improve the sustainability of chemistry on an industrial scale.  The inaugural article is about palladium/... Read more about Profile and inaugural article for Prof. Friend in PNAS

Friend Lab alumnus Juan Carlos Rodriguez Reyes receives Green Chemistry for Life research grant

October 14, 2014

Innovative research projects were selected among more than 110 applications to receive the support of the Green Chemistry for Life project, which was created by UNESCO and PhosAgro in close cooperation with the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) to promote the sustainable use and design of chemicals and chemical processes. ...

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Professor Friend heads DOE international grant for Energy Frontier Research Center for Sustainable Chemical production at Harvard

October 14, 2014

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U.S. funds innovative Harvard-based efforts to reduce consumption.

Professor Cynthia Friend heads an effort to develop new methods to reduce energy consumption in the production of industrial chemicals, which now accounts for an astounding 25 percent of the world’s energy consumption....

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