Enrique Iglesia selected for 2004 Award for Excellence in Natural Gas Conversion

Pro­fes­sor Enrique Igle­sia (Univ. of Calif., Berke­ley) has been cho­sen as the recip­i­ent of the 2004 Award for Excel­lence in Nat­ur­al Gas Con­ver­sion. This is a pres­ti­gious award for sci­en­tif­ic and tech­no­log­i­cal con­tri­bu­tions in this research area. It is award­ed every three years dur­ing the Inter­na­tion­al Nat­ur­al Gas Con­ver­sion Sym­po­sium to rec­og­nize endur­ing and sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tions to sci­ence and tech­nol­o­gy for con­ver­sion of nat­ur­al gas to valu­able prod­ucts. Pre­vi­ous award recip­i­ents are Jack Lunsford, Jens Ros­trup-Nielsen and Lan­ny Schmidt.

The award con­sists of a plaque and a mon­e­tary prize, which will pre­sent­ed at the 7th Nat­ur­al Gas Con­ver­sion Sym­po­sium to be held in Dalian, Chi­na (June 6–10, 2004). Enrique will give the award ple­nary lec­ture dur­ing this meet­ing. The selec­tion com­mit­tee con­sists of pre­vi­ous awardees and con­sid­ers open nom­i­na­tions from a broad cross-sec­tion of aca­d­e­m­ic and indus­tri­al mem­bers of the gas con­ver­sion com­mu­ni­ty in con­sul­ta­tion with all mem­bers of the Nat­ur­al Gas Con­ver­sion Inter­na­tion­al Sci­en­tif­ic Board.