DES PLAINES, Ill. — Honeywell UOP’s Dr. Dean Rende has been selected to receive the 2012 Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Gordon E. Moore Medal, which recognizes early-career success in innovation, as reflected both in market impact and improvement to quality of life.
Rende was recognized for his outstanding record of discovery, scale-up and commercialization of novel new catalysts used in the production of biodegradable detergents and petrochemical monomers.
“Dean is an outstanding chemist and leader in UOP’s Research and Development group. He is an inspiring leader in our search for efficient, effective energy solutions,” said Dr. Rajeev Gautam, president and CEO, Honeywell UOP. “This medal from SCI is a tremendous recognition of Rende’s accomplishments and a testament to all of the game-changing work being done at Honeywell’s UOP to advance the fields ranging from refining and petrochemical to biofuels.”