He appreciated a good glass of wine or a jigger of scotch.”—Katheryn Maguire, daughter Most recent title: Professor emeritus, Southern Methodist University Education: BS, chemistry, Birmingham- Southern College, 1958; PhD, chemistry, Northwestern University, 1963 Survivors: Son, John; daughters, Christine and Katheryn To recognize your late loved one or colleague, submit obituary information at cenm.ag/obits.
by Alexandra A. Taylor | April 23, 2022
There were materials challenges: wine, for example, contains terpenes that may not be compatible with certain plastics or rubbers. There’s also flavor compounds’ volatility, for which Cana engineers created mechanical controls to prevent evaporation. Cana Technology was spun out of the Production Board, a sustainability-driven tech incubator.
by Arminda Downey-Mavromatis | March 19, 2022
His love of food, wine, travel (to 6 continents), and the outdoors was unparalleled. Celebrating with family and friends were always high priorities for Wally.”—Joanna V. Ewart, wife Most recent title: President, California Citrus Quality Council Education: BS, chemistry, Trinity College, 1961; PhD, organic chemistry, Yale University, 1966 Survivors: Wife, Joanna; children, Amanda and Hugh; four grandchildren To recognize your late loved one or colleague, submit obituary information at cenm.ag/obits.
by Alexandra A. Taylor | February 04, 2022
He loved traveling, gardening, and sports cars and was a wine enthusiast. With his wife Reva, he appreciated and patronized the theater and fine arts, in particular activities of the National Society of Arts and Letters and the Bloomington playwrights project.”—Caroline Jarrold, colleague Most recent title: Professor, Indiana University Education: BS, chemistry, College of Mines and Metallurgy, El Paso, 1947; PhD, organic chemistry, Cornell University, 1950 Survivors: Daughter, Diane; son, David; five grandchildren To recognize your late loved one or colleague, submit obituary information at cenm.ag/obits.
by Alexandra A. Taylor | October 15, 2021
Czarnik says that multiple large beer, wine, and spirits companies have expressed interest in working with Deuteria if he can get ethanol-D approved by regulators somewhere in the world. Getting that first approval is no small task, but Czarnik is undaunted, having done a similar lift with deuterated medicines.
by Craig Bettenhausen | September 18, 2021
This event is typically a 2-day affair with some wining and dining and lots of time for job seekers and existing faculty to interact and determine whether the candidate is a good fit for the school and the department. Like most events during the COVID-19 pandemic, interviews were moved to Zoom. “Discussions are just not as organic and flexible when meeting on Zoom as they are in person,” says Alison Keimowitz, head of the Chemistry Department at Vassar College.
by Bethany Halford | September 12, 2021
McGee, for the purpose of this book at least, sees the world through smells.In Nose Dive, he explores the science behind the smells around us, including the mouthwatering smells of food and wine, the common aroma of fresh pavement or freshly cut grass, and the rarer fragrance of truffles and ambergris.
by Bibiana Campos-Seijo | July 18, 2021
Unlike fine wine or some crystals, bad news doesn’t get better with age, and you should report it as soon as possible. Depending on the importance of the project and your leadership’s style, you may have an hour or two, a few days, or a week. Regardless, there are steps you should at least try to take before picking up the phone or sending an email.First, confirm that the information is correct.
by Chemjobber, special to C&EN | June 15, 2021
Right now, there’s more potential for nanoproducts for high-value crops in developed countries, such as to help grow grapes for wine or to treat canker in citrus trees. Nanoproducts can be costly to develop and to make, and it’s worth it for high-value crops. We may have to use nanomaterials to solve some problems in the future, such as resistance to certain conventional pesticides.
by Naomi Lubick, special to C&EN | May 22, 2021