The 2019 EuChemS Award for Service will be awarded to Professor Ehud Keinan in recognition of his outstanding commitment and hard work in fostering chemistry in Europe, along with the activities and goals of EuChemS. Throughout his exceptional years of work for EuChemS as an Executive Board member from 2011 to 2015, he successfully managed to broaden and increase the impact of EuChemS’ activities and to enhance the profile of Chemistry and EuChemS.
Eihud Keinan is the President of the Israelian Chemical Society since 2008 and Professor of Chemistry at the Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. His research areas include biocatalysis with antibodies and with synthetic enzymes, organic synthesis, molecular-computing, supra-molecular chemistry, improvised explosives and drug discovery.
Eihud Keinan will be presented with the award at the 8th EuChemS Chemistry Congress in Lisbon, Portugal.