A. Kabanov and A. Oganov – Laureates of 2017 Gamow prize
University of North Carolina and Moscow State University Professor Alexander Kabanov and Skoltech Professor Artem Oganov were honored in Chicago on at the award ceremony for the George Gamow Prize.
Kabanov was awarded for “the cycle of works that initiated the use of polymeric nano-materials for the delivery of drugs and nucleic acids to the cell.”
Oganov was chosen among this year’s winners for his “contributions to the development of new methods for theoretical design of new materials and prediction of structure and properties of compounds under high pressure, and also for active role in establishment and development of RASA.”
The award, established by the Russian-American Science Association, was created to honor the legacy of renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist George Gamow (1904-1968).