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Nanotechnology Researcher Wins Prize for Early Excellence in Physical Organic Chemistry

11.07.2008
Dr. Gino DiLabio, Research Council Officer at Canada's National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT) in Edmonton, Alberta, has been awarded the 2008 Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry Award for Early Excellence in the Field of Physical Organic Chemistry.

This award is given annually to recognize the accomplishments of an individual working in the field of physical organic chemistry or applying the principles of this field to other areas. At the time of nomination, the recipient must be no more than six years from the beginning of the first independent appointment.

The award was presented at the 32nd Reaction Mechanisms Conference held at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. DiLabio gave an award presentation entitled “Linear Organic Nanostructures on Silicon Surfaces: A Platform for Studying Single Molecule Physics and Chemistry.” on June 27, 2008.

A member on NINT’s Molecular Scale Devices Group, DiLabio’s work focuses on the modeling of chemical processes leading to nanostructure formation on silicon surfaces. Dr. DiLabio also conducts research in the area of molecular electronics, including efforts to gain an understanding of the mechanism by which localized charged states on silicon surfaces can act as gates in models for molecular transistors.

Originally from Ottawa, DiLabio received his doctorate from Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York. He joined NRC in 2001 as a Research Officer at the Steacie Institute and moved to NINT in 2004. He has authored more than 70 papers and holds two patents. He is also an Adjunct Professor at of the Chemistry Department of Carleton University.

Shannon Jones | Newswise Science News
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http://www.nrc.gc.ca

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