The Officers and the Award Committee of the Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) recently announced that Ray Fernando, Ph.D., will receive the Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings for 2019. Fernando is a professor and Arthur C. Edwards endowed chair, and the director of the Polymers and Coatings Program in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at California Polytechnic State University. He was previously a lead research chemist at Air Products and Chemicals Inc.

Fernando will receive the award in August during the 258th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego, Calif.

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