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Lecture:A Brief and Personal History of Heterogeneous Catalysis


Tuesday, 2018, October 9 - 

15:30 to 17:00


Room 226, Huaxing Building


School of Chemistry and Materials Science, Nanjing Normal University


Gary L. Haller



Gary L. Haller

Gary L. Haller is Henry Prentiss Becton Emeritus Professor of Engineering and Applied Science. He received his PhD in Physical Chemistry in 1966 from Northwestern University and after a post-doctoral year at Oxford University, was a member of the Yale faculty since 1967. At Yale, he served as Departmental Chair, Chair of the Council of Engineering, Deputy Provost for Engineering and Physical Sciences, and Master of the Jonathan Edwards College. He is currently Director of the Henry Koerner Center for Emeritus Faculty at Yale. Professor Haller has held several visiting positions including Oxford University, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, Universidad del Sur, Argentina (United Nations consultant), University of Edinburgh, Technical University of Münich (current), New York University, and the National Bureau of Standards (now National Institute of Standards and Technology). He was co-editor (now senior editor for Perspectives and Mini-reviews) of the Journal of Catalysis and a member of several editorial boards, including that of the Yale Alumni Magazine. He has been an active industrial consultant for more than 15 companies and is author or co-author of more than 250 publications, one book and eight industrial patents.