|Jack L. Koenig
Department of Macromolecular Science
Case Western Reserve University
Kent Hale Smith Building, Room 212
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7202
Tel: (216) 368-4176
Fax: (216) 368- 4171
Associate Director, NSF Science and Technology Center ALCOM
Professor, Case Western Reserve University
The Donnell Institute Professor, Dept. of Macromolecular Science and Chemistry, CWRU
Dr. Koenig received his B.A. in Chemistry and Mathematics from Yankton College, Yankton, South Dakota in 1955. His Ph.D. in theoretical spectroscopy was granted in 1959 by the University of Nebraska. After receiving his Ph.D., Dr. Koenig was employed as a research chemist in the Plastics Department at E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in Wilmington, Delaware, from 1959 to 1963. In 1963, Dr. Koenig became an assistant professor of polymer science at Case Institute of Technology and three years later became an associate professor. In 1979, Dr. Koenig was promoted to professor in the Department of Macromolecular Science at Case Western Reserve University and was awarded the Donnell Institute Endowed Chair in 1990.
Dr. Koenig has received many awards and honors during his career. In 1984, he received the prestigious Pittsburgh Society Spectroscopy Award. In 1986, he won the Alexander Von Humboldt Award for Senior US scientists and spent a year in Germany as a visiting professor at the Institute for Macromolecular Chemistry at the University of Freiburg. In 1991, he received the Society of Plastics Engineers Research award. In 1992, he received the Gold Medal of the Eastern Analytical Society. In 1993, he won the Bomem-Michelson Award. In 1994, he was awarded the George Stafford Whitby Award by the ACS Rubber Division. In 1995, he was designated an Honorary Member of the Society of Applied Spectroscopy, In 1996, he received the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) Education Award and in 1997 he will received the ACS Phillips Award in Applied Polymer Science.
Current research areas and ALCOM projects