Professor Andrew Holmes receives prestigious CSIRO Fellow Medal
21 Oct 08
Federation Fellow Professor Andrew Holmes has been appointed a CSIRO Fellow, as part of the CSIRO Medals group of awards for 2008. The award - to exceptional scientists who have displayed eminence in a significant field - is the highest position a CSIRO scientist can achieve during their career, and recognizes achievements of innovative solutions to industry, society and the environment. The award highlights Professor Holmes' rare distinction in having an outstanding range of achievement in two distinct areas of Chemistry: the field of synthetic organic chemistry, as well as the field of polymer electronics.
In October, 2004 Professor Holmes was appointed ARC Federation Fellow and inaugural VESKI Fellow at the Bio21 Institute at the University of Melbourne and at CSIRO Molecular and Health Technologies. In 2006 he was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.
To find out more about Professor Holmes and his research interests, follow the link http://www.bio21.unimelb.edu.au/group-leaders/chemistry/andrew-holmes