TITLE

Harold S. Freeman to receive THE OLNEY MEDAL

PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
AATCC Review;Aug2004, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Harold S. Freeman, recipient of The Olney Medal for achievement in textile chemistry in 2004. A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Freeman obtained a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from North Carolina A&T University in 1973. He joined Burroughs-Wellcome Co. as an organic chemist in 1973. In 1982 he joined North Carolina State University as an associate professor of textile chemistry. He continued there as a professor of textile chemistry and then as director of the polymer and textile chemistry program. Additionally, he joined the editorial board of Dyes and Pigments in 1991, and became co-editor in 1998. In 2001, he also joined the editorial board of Coloration Technology. Freeman was named Ciba-Geigy Professor in 1990 and co-editor of Dyes and Pigments in 1998. He won the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists' (AATCC) J. William Weaver Award in 1992. Established in honor of Louis Atwell Olney, the founder and president of AATCC, The Olney Medal recognizes outstanding achievement in textile or polymer chemistry or other fields of chemistry of major importance to textile science. The award consists of a gold medal, a scroll and an honorarium.
ACCESSION #
14176152

 

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