Two Iowa State chemists, Thomas Holme and Ed Yeung, were among the 213 scientists inducted as American Chemical Society Fellows in 2011, the ACS announced. Selection is based on outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and important contributions to ACS, the world’s largest scientific society. Holme is a professor of chemistry and Yeung is a distinguished professor emeritus in chemistry.
ISU now has five scientists in the ACS Fellows Program, which started in 2009.Mark Gordon was inducted in the initial group in 2009 and Walt Trahanovsky and John Verkade were inducted last year. ACS is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. It has more than 163,000 members. More