Egon Matijevic

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Egon Matijevic
BornApril 27, 1922
DiedJuly 20, 2016(2016-07-20) (aged 94)
NationalityUnited States of America
Alma materUniversity of Zagreb (B.Sc., Ph.D.)
Known formethods for obtaining uniform particles
AwardsACS Kendall Award (1972)
ACS Langmuir Distinguished Lecturer Award (1985)
The Graham Prize awarded by German Colloid Society (1985)
ACS Ralph K. Iler Award (1993)
Scientific career
FieldsColloidal chemistry, surface chemistry
InstitutionsClarkson University

Egon Matijevic (27 April 1922 – 20 July 2016) was an American chemist. He earned his B.Sc. and Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Zagreb. After specialization at the University of Cambridge he continued to work at the Clarkson University. He is the author of more than 550 scientific papers in colloidal and surface chemistry with numerous applications in medicine and industry. Matijevic was a member of American Chemical Society, American Association for Crystal Growth, World Academy of Ceramics, International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists and honorary member of American Ceramic Society, German Colloid Society, Chemical Society of Japan and Materials Research Society of Japan.[1][2][3][4][5]

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  1. ^ "CAMP Newsletter". Clarkson University. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  2. ^ "Clarkson University's Egon Matijević to be honored at age 90 by American Chemical Society symposium". NCNow News. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  3. ^ "Bio". Cambridge. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  4. ^ N. Kallay (2013). "Egon Matijević, his personality and achievements". J Colloid Interface Sci. 15. doi:10.1016/j.jcis.2012.09.061.
  5. ^ "A Tribute To Egon Matijević". 87 (10). ACS Chemical & Engineering News. 2009. p. 2.

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