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A Lavoisier Medal
is an award made by any of a number of bodies, for achievements in chemical related disciplines. The award is named for Antoine Lavoisier
Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier , the "father of modern chemistry", was a French nobleman prominent in the histories of chemistry and biology...
, considered by some to be a father of modern chemistry.
Lavoisier Medals are awarded by three organizatations.
Société Chimique de France
- French Chemical Society (Société Chimique de France
The Société Chimique de France is a learned society and professional association founded in 1857 to represent the interests of French chemists in a variety of ways in local, national and international contexts.-History:...
- 1935: Cyril Norman Hinshelwood
Sir Cyril Norman Hinshelwood OM PRS was an English physical chemist.Born in London, his parents were Norman Macmillan Hinshelwood, a chartered accountant, and Ethe Frances née Smith. He was educated first in Canada, returning in 1905 on the death of his father to a small flat in Chelsea where he...
International Society for Biological Calorimetry
- International Society for Biological Calorimetry (ISBC) - the Lavoisier Medal is awarded to an internationally acknowledged scientist for an outstanding contribution to the development and/or the application of direct calorimetry in biology and medicine
- 1990: Ingemar Wadsö, Lund, Sweden
- 1992: Richard B. Kemp, Aberystwyth, UK
- 1994: Lee Hansen, Provo, USA
- 1997: Ingolf Lamprecht, Berlin, Germany
- 1999: Anthony E. Beezer, London, UK
- 2001: Lena Gustafsson, Göteborg, Sweden
- 2003: Erich Gnaiger, Innsbruck, Austria
- 2006: Mario Monti
Mario Monti is an Italian economist and academic who is Prime Minister of Italy, as well as Minister of Economy and Finance, since November 2011. Monti served as a European Commissioner from 1995 to 2004, with responsibility for the Internal Market, Services, Customs and Taxation from 1995 to 1999...
, Lund, Sweden
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company , commonly referred to as DuPont, is an American chemical company that was founded in July 1802 as a gunpowder mill by Eleuthère Irénée du Pont. DuPont was the world's third largest chemical company based on market capitalization and ninth based on revenue in 2009...
- the Lavoisier Medal for Technical Achievement is presented to DuPont scientists and engineers who have made outstanding contributions to DuPont and their scientific fields throughout their careers. Antoine Lavoisier mentored the founder of the company, E. I. du Pont
Eugene du Pont was an American businessman who served as the first head of modern day DuPont. Son of Alexis Irénée du Pont and grandson of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont. Eugene graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and joined the business in 1861...
, more than 200 years ago. It was awarded to posthumously to Thomas H. Chilton
Thomas H. Chilton was a chemical engineer and professor. He is considered a founder of modern chemical engineering practice and lectured widely around the world. He received numerous awards, including an honorary doctorate and the President's Certificate of Merit...
- 1990: Dr. Charles W. Todd
- 1999: Albert Moore
- 2000: Ivan Maxwell Robinson
- 2003: Rudy Pariser
- 2005: Vlodek Gabara, Harry Kamack, Mel Kohan