Avelino Corma awarded with EuChemS Gold Medal

Oct 2, 2023

Following the recommendation of the International Award Committee for EuChemS Gold Medal (IACM), chaired by Joachim Sauer, the EuChemS Executive Board has decided to award the 2024 EuChemS Gold Medal to Avelino Corma, for his exceptional achievements in the field of chemistry.

Avelino Corma’s research contributed to developing catalysts that are being used commercially in several industrial processes, making him an internationally recognized expert in solid acid and bifunctional catalysts for energy chemicals, and for making more sustainable chemical processes, especially in the synthesis and application of zeolite catalysts. He received many honours for his work, such as the Principe de Asturias Award, ENI Award and the Spiers Memorial Award amongst others. His short biography, as well as more information about the EuChemS Gold Medal Award can be read in more detail here.