Professor Egon Matijevic' Receives Honorary Doctorates

After receiving his Honorary degree, Professor Egon Matijevic' (left) presented Clarkson University's Flag to Professor Joze Mencinger, Rector of the University of Ljubljana.


Professor Egon Matijevic' , the Victor K. LaMer Chair in Colloid and Surface Science, was recently awarded two Honorary Doctorates for his outstanding contributions to the field of Colloid Chemistry. He received an Honorary Doctor of Science degree on September 11, 2003 in Argentina from the National University of General San Martin in Buenos Aires. He was also presented an Honorary Doctorate on December 2, 2003 from the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia.

Professor Egon Matijevic' is congratulated upon receiving his Honorary degree. From left: Dr. Alberto Pochettino - Director of the Post-Graduate School, Dr. Daniel Malcolm - Rector of the National University of General San Martin in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Professor Egon Matijevic' .

Professor Matijevic', a renowned chemist, is the author of more than 550 scientific papers and the only individual to ever receive all three major awards of the American Chemical Society in his field of science. In addition, Charles and Lucia Shipley donated $2 million to Clarkson University for an endowed chair in his name to honor his lifetime of professional achievements in colloid chemistry. Professor Matijevic' has delivered many plenary and keynote lectures around the world and has numerous awards to his name. Also he has attracted millions of dollars of research support, was instrumental in the founding of the Institute of Colloid and Surface Science at Clarkson University, and played a vital role in the emergence of Clarkson's Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) and its recognition as a Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) in New York State.

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