Bruckenstein to Receive Award In Electrochemistry

By Sue Wuetcher

Release Date: July 2, 1997 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Stanley Bruckenstein, Ph.D., of Amherst, A. Conger Goodyear Professor of Chemistry, will receive the Award in Electrochemistry from the Division of Analytical Chemistry of the American Chemical Society.

The award, given annually to an individual "who has uniquely advanced the field of electrochemistry", is sponsored by the Electrochemical Instruments Division of EG&G Princeton Applied Research.

It will be presented at the American Chemical Society's annual meeting in September.

A member of the UB faculty since 1968, Bruckenstein served as the chair of the Department of Chemistry from 1974-83.

He has authored or co-authored 200 research articles for publication in scholarly journals. His research interests include electroanalytical chemistry, electrochemistry and chemical instrumentation.

He received the Faraday Medal from the Electrochemistry Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1994, the Charles N. Reilley Award of the Society for Electrochemistry in 1991 and a Heyrovsky Centennial Medal from the J. Heyrovsky Centennial Congress on Polarography held in 1990.

Bruckenstein holds eight U.S. patents on electrochemical gas monitors and other apparatuses.

He received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and a doctoral degree in analytical chemistry from the University of Minnesota.