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Top 25 of 2013: Good chemistry

December 17, 2013
Narayan Hosmane

Narayan Hosmane

As 2013 draws to a close, NIU Today offers a look back at 25 of the top stories from the year.

No. 14

NIU’s Narayan Hosmane, a Board of Trustees professor of chemistry and biochemistry, was elected as a foreign member of the prestigious Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.

Supporting education and applied scientific research, the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences is one of the largest and most distinguished academic groups in Russia. The academy’s members include internationally known figures in Russian, European and American science, education and culture.

Hosmane was elected to the chemistry section of the academy. He taveled in late August to the Nizhny Novgorod region of Russia to lecture, enjoy formal recognition during an international scientific conference and collaborate with Russian scientists.