Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division Early Career Award 2015 Winner
Northwestern University & King Abdulaziz University
Awarded for seminal contributions to the development of catalysis, storage and separations by metal-organic frameworks
About the Winner
Omar K. Farha is a research professor of chemistry at Northwestern University, distinguished adjunct professor at King Abdulaziz University, and president of NuMat Technologies. He was born and raised in the West Bank, Palestine. He earned his PhD in Chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles. His research accomplishments have been recognized by several awards and honors including an award established by the Northwestern University Department of Chemistry in his honor. His current research spans diverse areas of chemistry and materials science ranging from energy to defense related challenges. He was named a "Highly Cited Researcher" by Thomson Reuters.
Professor Farha's webpage
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