Eric Baer named American Chemical Society fellow

The American Chemical Society (ACS) named Eric Baer, Herbert Henry Dow Professor of Science and Engineering and Distinguished University Professor, a member of the 2011 class of ACS Fellows. This honor is bestowed upon 213 distinguished scientists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and made important contributions to ACS. Baer, along with the rest of the 2011 fellows, will be recognized at an induction ceremony on Aug. 29 during the Society’s 242nd National Meeting & Exposition in Denver.

The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 163,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society.