History’s Alan Rocke selected as American Chemical Society Fellow


Alan J. Rocke, the Henry Eldridge Bourne Professor of History and a Distinguished University Professor, has been selected as a member of the 2012 class of American Chemical Society Fellows. Rocke specializes in the history of the physical sciences during the 19th and 20th centuries, with a particular focus on the development of the science of chemistry and its applications during the course of the 19th century.

ACS Fellows are nominated by their peers and selected for their extraordinary achievements in and contributions to the sciences and for providing volunteer service to the ACS community. Rocke will be honored at the ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia Aug. 20.

Ninety-six individuals are part of the 2012 class of ACS Fellows. The fellows program began in 2009.

For more information on the program or to view the full list of 2012 fellows, visit cenm.ag/acsfellows.