Walter Kaminsky

  • From:

    University of Hamburg | Hamburg, Germany

  • Year:

    1999

  • Subject:

    Chemistry

  • Award:

    Benjamin Franklin Medal

  • Citation:

    For discoveries relating to the practical application of metallocene catalysis in the formation of polyolefin polymers.

Walter Kaminsky is presented with the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry for his contributions to the practical application of novel catalysts, which have led to improved polyethylene and propylene plastics and rubbers.
 

Information as of 1999