2014 James F. Brazdil

Brazdil, James F.

photo of James F. Brazdil

INEOS Technologies

Contribution to the science/profession: Responsible for the discovery, understanding, development, and commercialization of catalysts and catalytic processes for important industrial chemicals benefitting the well-being of people and society.

Contribution to the ACS community: Held numerous leadership positions in the ACS, including Secretary, Treasurer, and Chair of the Division of Petroleum Chemistry (now Energy and Fuels), and Secretary, Treasurer, and Chair of the Cleveland Local Section.