Professor receives governorís Young Scientist Award
Dr. Paul Thompson of the University of South Carolina has received the Governor’s Young Scientist Award for Excellence in Scientific Research. Thompson is an associate professor in USC’s department of chemistry and biochemistry.
The award is sponsored by the Governor’s Office and the S.C. Academy of Science in conjunction with Dewees Development Corp., Harbor Watch of Charleston, Roche Carolina Inc., MeadWestvaco and Michelin North America. It is given to young researchers in the state who have completed no more than 12 years beyond the Ph.D. and whose achievements and contributions to science merit special recognition. The award also is intended to promote wider awareness of the quality and extent of scientific activity in South Carolina.