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The Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award is presented to an individual who, while residing in Canada, has made a distinguished contribution to macromolecular science or engineering.
The 2020 winner of the Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award is:
Dwight S. Seferos
University of Toronto
Dwight Seferos is a Professor of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Canada Research Chair in Polymer Nanotechnology at the University of Toronto. Seferos began his independent career at the University of Toronto in 2009, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2014 and Professor in 2017. Research in the Seferos group concerns the design, synthesis, characterization, and device engineering of organometallic and organic materials for electronic and optical applications. Seferos has authored or coauthored over 130 publications, holds numerous patents, and has been recognized by many national and international awards including the DuPont Young Professor Award, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, CSC Strem Chemical Award, ACS Harry Gray Award, E. W. R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, and the RSC Rutherford Metal in Chemistry.