James E. Hutchison

Dr. Hutchison joined the faculty at the University of Oregon (UO) in the fall of 1994. He is currently the Lokey-Harrington Professor of Chemistry and Associate Vice President for Research and Strategic Initiatives.

His research interests are in green chemistry, materials chemistry and nanoscience.  He led the development of the UO's nation-leading program in "green" (environmentally-benign) organic chemistry and launched the university’s pioneering Center in Green Nanoscience.

He is a member of the leadership team for the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI) and founded, and now directs, the ONAMI’s Safer Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing Initiative.

He is a member of the Governing Board of the ACS Green Chemistry Institute.  He has won a number of awards, including an NSF-CAREER award and the 2003 Oregon Academy of Science Outstanding Teacher of Science and Math in Higher Education.  Hutchison is an Alfred P. Sloan research fellow and a Camille Dreyfus teacher-scholar.  He is the author of 90 refereed publications, three book chapters and a text book ("Green Organic Chemistry:  Strategies, Tools and Laboratory Experiments".

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