Top scientist elected Fellow of Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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Chair Professor István T. Horváth of the Department of Chemistry at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has been elected External Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary for his significant contributions to catalysis and green chemistry.

Professor Horvath’s profound contribution to chemistry has been recognised by different awards and academies. He received the 1st Fluorous Technology Award in 2005, the Senior Humboldt Research Award in 2006, and the RSC Green Chemistry Lecture Award in 2008.

Period8 Jul 2019

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TitleTop scientist elected Fellow of Hungarian Academy of Sciences
DescriptionChair Professor István T. Horváth of the Department of Chemistry at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has been elected External Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary for his significant contributions to catalysis and green chemistry. He is internationally recognised for his research on the mechanisms of transition metal catalysts, the replacement of traditional organic solvents with novel reaction environments, and the application of new, biomass-based renewable chemicals.

Established in 1825, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences has national status with about 700 members, including corresponding and full members (for Hungarians living in Hungary), external members (for Hungarians living outside the country), and honorary members (for non-Hungarians).
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Media name/outletCityU NewsCentre, Hong Kong, Web
PlaceHong Kong
Media typeWeb
Producer/AuthorCatherine Law
Date8/07/19
Linkhttps://newscentre.cityu.edu.hk/media/news/2019/07/08/top-scientist-elected-fellow-hungarian-academy-sciences
Title城大學者獲匈牙利科學院頒院士銜
Description城市大學化學系講座教授賀宏,獲選為匈牙利科學院外籍院士,以表彰他對催化及綠色化學的卓越貢獻。賀宏研發的氟雙相催化技術,促成了氟化學的變革,亦憑着這基本原理的發現,讓化學反應得以控制和進行。

賀宏在化學領域作出重大貢獻,曾多次榮獲獎項及當選院士,包括在〇五年獲首屆氟技術獎、〇六年獲德國洪堡高級研究獎、〇八年獲英國皇家化學學會頒發綠色化學講座獎等。
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Media name/outlet星島日報
PlaceHong Kong
Degree of recognitionLocal
Media typeWeb
Date8/07/19
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