is an outstanding physical chemist. His research has been praised and he has received several prizes and awards for his work. He is also an appreciated teacher who supported a large number of young people to their PhD’s - now many of them have their own careers in science.
Bengt Nordén has also worked to enhance and draw attention to chemistry in society. In 2006 he founded the Molecular Frontiers
, a global organization with the purpose to stimulate young people's interest in science.
The Bror Holmberg medal is a reward for outstanding chemical research. The medal was instituted in 1966 to honor the memory of honorary member and former Chairman, Bror Holmberg, in the Swedish Chemical Society (now the Swedish Chemical Society/Svenska Kemisamfundet).
The Swedish Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization open to all who are interested in chemistry and aims to be a part of the development of chemistry.
For more information about the Swedish Chemical Society, www.kemisamfundet.se