Alfred G. Redfield to Receive the Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award at Pittcon 2015
Pittsburgh, PA. The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP), one of two Pittcon conference and exposition sponsors, is pleased to announce the 2015 Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award recipient. Alfred G. Redfield, Professor of Biochemistry and Physics, Emeritus, Brandeis University (Massachusetts).
Photo courtesy of The Pittsburgh ConferenceThis prestigious award, established in 1957, honors an individual who has made outstanding contributions in the field of spectroscopy. The award committee selected Redfield based on his many accomplishments in the advanced understanding, practical developments and applications in the field of nuclear magnetic resonance especially in nuclear-spin relaxation, as well as his leadership role in the scientific community and mentorship of young scientists.
Dr. Redfield is also a Member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His additional awards after 2003 include the Biophysics Prize, American Physical Society (2005), Max Delbruck Prize in Biological Physics (2006), and the Russell Varian Lecture and Prize (2007). During his 60+ year career, he has published more than 200 papers.
The award will be presented during Pittcon 2015, which will be held in New Orleans, LA, March 8-12, Morial Convention Center.