Posted by Jonny Agnew
Congratulations to UL’s Bernal Professor of Crystal Engineering Mike Zaworotko for being awarded the Science Foundation Ireland Researcher of the Year for his work in developing MOFs. Professor Zaworotko is a leader in the development of new MOFs for carbon capture, which MOF Technologies are commercialising for a range of industrial and commercial applications. Science Foundation Ireland is celebrating his contributions to Science, joined by over 350 leading members of the Irish research community. Professor Zaworotko has achieved exceptional scientific and engineering research outputs combined with a clear demonstration of the ability to communicate his research.
Professor Zaworotko has been on the MOF Technologies Scientific Advisory Board since 2012. MOF Technologies are excited to see Professor Zaworotko’s achievements being recognised in the chemistry world. MOFs are new class of materials with a range of potential future applications, including the capturing of polluting gas.