AlliedSignal scientist Ian Shankland, who won the 2008 Perkin Medal for innovation in applied chemistry, guided the design of replacements specifically for the needs of home air-conditioning, foam-blowing, supermarket freezers, and a host of other markets. “Shankland was brilliant. He not only understood the molecule, but he also understood the market,” Weidman says.
by Marc S. Reisch |
March 12, 2012