X-ray Science Award to former CEC-PhD student Chris Pollock

Stanford Unitversity awards Chris Pollock

Chris Pollock, who just finished his Ph.D. in the research group <link internal-link internal link in current>X-Ray Spectroscopy under the direction of Prof. Serena DeBeer, has been awarded the The Melvin P. Klein Scientific Development Award.

<link http: www-ssrl.slac.stanford.edu content ssrl-news melvin-p-klein-scientific-development-award _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>The Melvin P. Klein Scientific Development Award is given in honour of Melvin P. Klein (1921-2000) and "honors a pioneer at the forefront of accomplishments in NMR, EPR, and x-ray absorption spectroscopy who was dedicated to the pursuit of the structure of the Mn complex characterized by the interplay of these methods." (SLAC, Stanford) The award is supported with a prize money of $ 1.000,-.

<link https: www6.slac.stanford.edu news _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>Chris Pollock is now a postdoctoral researcher at the The Pennsylvania State University. The Melvin P. Klein Scientific Development Award honours Pollocks work that is a "key in adapting an X-ray technique to probe chemical bonds in new ways" (SLAC, Stanford). 

The MPI CEC congratulates Chris Pollock on his great achievement and wishes him all the best for his future.