Sunday, August 17, 2008

ASU prof wins Clay Science award

Lynda Williams [right] Associate Research Professor in the ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration, is the 2009 winner of the Marion L. and Chrystie M. Jackson Mid-Career Clay Scientist Award. The award recognizes mid-career scientists for excellence in the contribution of new knowledge to clay minerals science through original and scholarly research. Williams is being recognized for her novel work measuring non-traditional (Li, B) stable isotopes in clay minerals and for her exploration of the antibiotic character of some clays. She will officially receive this award at the next meeting of the Clay Minerals Society in June of 2009. At this time she will present a plenary lecture on her work. [taken from the ASU press release]

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