ICDD Awards - McMurdie Award 2012


Andy Roberts

In 2012, the ICDD was happy to award a member with the McMurdie Award, which is given biennially, to Andrew Roberts, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Over the years, Andrew Roberts has actively participated in both the Minerals and Metals and Alloys Task Groups. For 30 years, Andy has served as a subject expert in Mineral nomenclature and location. Andy meticulously reviews each mineral name and location for all calculated patterns, specifically entries from our collaborations with ICSD and LPF. Each year, Andy also reviews newly published mineral entries. His contributions have increased both the quality and uniqueness of the Powder Diffraction File. As a member of the Metals and Alloys Task Group, Andy participates in the Pearson Structure Code review, and structure prototype assignment.


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