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Press Release 072304/142 - ICDD Announces the McMurdie Award Winner


The International Centre for Diffraction Data takes pleasure in announcing that Dr. Winnie Wong-Ng, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, U.S.A., has been selected to receive the 2004 McMurdie Award.

Dr. Wong-Ng will receive the McMurdie Award at the 53rd Annual Denver X-ray Conference in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, U.S.A., 4 August 2004, from Dr. James Kaduk, BP Chemicals, Naperville, IL. This award recognizes Dr. Wong-Ng's contributions to the computer-aided evaluation of X-ray powder patterns and editing of the Powder Diffraction File™, as well as her work in enhancing the accuracy of powder methods of X-ray crystallography.

Named in honor of Howard McMurdie, long time editor of the ICDD Ceramics Subfile, the McMurdie Award is presented every two years for distinguished work, which improves the Powder Diffraction File™ in its purpose of identifying and characterizing inorganic solids. Previous recipients of this prestigious award include: Gregory P. McCarthy, 2000 and Camden R. Hubbard, 2002.


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