Congratulations, Chuck! Well-deserved. :-)
Debbie M. Decker, CCHO, ACS Fellow
Past Chair, Division of Chemical Health and Safety
University of California, Davis
Birkett's hypothesis: "Any chemical reaction
that proceeds smoothly under normal conditions,
can proceed violently in the presence of an idiot."
From: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU] On Behalf Of Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety
Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 11:02 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] NIOSH Director‰??s Intramural Award for Extraordinary Science
Congratulations to DCHAS member Charles Geraci for his work leading to the NIOSH award described below. I would note that his presentations included one to a CHAS technical session in 2013.
Director‰??s Intramural Award for Extraordinary Science
Distinguished Career Scientist
Dr. Charles Geraci is the Associate Director for Nanotechnology at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. He provides overall strategic guidance to the nanotechnology research program at NIOSH and is recognized internationally for his leadership in the field. Dr. Geraci has more than 40 years of industrial hygiene practice experience. He brings to NIOSH a unique blend of skills, which he developed through his public and private sector professional practice. He has served at NIOSH for more than 24 years, starting at the beginning of his scientific career, and then rejoining the institute as an experienced professional after working in private industry. Dr. Geraci has made major contributions in the form of developing policy documents, refining research methods, developing field investigation strategies, and directly applying research outputs to effective worker health and safety approaches needed to responsibly develop emerging technologies.
He serves as a subject matter expert on various national and international panels and advisory boards, including representing NIOSH on the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative and the Sub-Committee on Advanced Manufacturing. Dr. Geraci is also active on the International Organisation for Standardization Technical Committee 229 on Nanotechnology, as well as the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials, and serves on the executive committee of the American Industrial Hygiene Association Nanotechnology Working Group. Between 2006 and 2016, he delivered more than 200 combined invited technical presentations, panel discussions, briefings, and webinars on the occupational safety and health aspects of nanotechnology at national and international scientific meetings, symposia, and panels.
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