Shreeve Honored For Work As Fluorine Chemist

Friday, June 25 2010

Jean'ne M. Shreeve, Jean'ne M. Shreeve Professor of Chemistry, was recognized for her work as an internationally distinguished fluorine chemist at a special daylong symposium held at the Joint 65th Northwest Regional Meeting/22nd Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting hosted by the American Chemical Society Washington-Idaho Border Section. The meeting took place on June 21 at Washington State University. Speakers at the symposium included Darryl D. DesMarteau,Clemson University; Ronald E. Noftle; Wake Forest University; Felix Aubke, University of British Columbia; and Gary L. Gard, Portland State University. Several University of Idaho postdoctoral fellows in Shreeve's research group also attended and spoke. Shreeve, a 50-year member of the University of Idaho faculty, served as head of the Department of Chemistry and then vice president for research and graduate studies before returning to the laboratory in 2000.