The Canadian Journal of Chemistry Best Paper Award recognizes the “best paper” published in the volume year of the Canadian Journal of Chemistry (CJC) by a scientist residing in Canada.
Canadian Journal of Chemistry Best Paper Award 2021
Stephen Loeb is a Distinguished University Professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University Windsor. He is a world leader in the design of molecular machines and supramolecular chemistry and his research group has developed a wide variety of methodologies for the preparation of mechanically interlocked molecules with novel switching mechanisms. He is most widely recognized for his pioneering work on the incorporation of mechanically interlocked molecules into solid-state materials. Loeb earned both his Hon-BSc and PhD degrees from the University of Western Ontario. He is a Fellow of both the Chemical Institute of Canada and the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) and in 2017 was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He is the winner of several national and international awards and sits on the advisory board of a number of high impact chemistry journals including the Royal Society of Chemistry’s flagship journal Chemical Society Reviews.