Materials for Industry - Derek Birchall Award 2015 Winner
Awarded for his pioneering work on the industrial application of new organic, inorganic and hybrid materials for electronics and photonics
About the Winner
Tobin is Ipatieff Professor of Chemistry, Materials Science and Applied Physics at Northwestern University. Tobin's work at Northwestern University led to founding Polyera Inc., a 100-person materials start-up company, which is developing ink and related technologies for printing flexible electronics and opto-electronics products.
Tobin received a B.S. from the University of Maryland and a Ph.D. from MIT. His recognitions include the U.S. National Medal of Science, the Principe de Asturias Prize, the Materials Research Society Von Hippel Award, the Dreyfus Prize in Chemical Sciences, and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences Chemical Sciences Award. He is a member of the U.S., German, and Indian Academies of Sciences, the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the RSC, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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