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Appointment of Professor Mario Molina, a Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry, as CSU Honorary Professor

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Updated: 2018-03-07 10:35:29.0

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Professor Mario Molina, a reputable professor at Energy and Environment Strategy Research Center, University of California, San Diego, plays a pivotal role in the discovery of the Antarctic ozone hole. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995 for elucidating the threat to the Earth's ozone layer of chlorofluorocarbon gases (or CFCs). As the first Mexican-born citizen to ever receive a Nobel Prize in Chemistry, he undertakes National Academicians of such countries as Mexico and America. Professor Molina thanked CSU for the appointment, adding that CSU represents a reputable university excelling in fields of chemistry and chemical engineering, materials and the likes. He was happy to be a member of CSU, hoping to promote cooperation in scientific researches with CSU.


After the appointing ceremony, Molina was invited to give a report in the 133 academic hall of School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. The report is titled “Global Sustainability and Climate Change: Science, Policy and Risks”, appealing to over 600 CSU teachers and students.