The Power List 2017
Dow Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, USA.
Advice to my younger self
Trust yourself and reach for the sky.
Who are your own mentors?
Isiah Warner was an outstanding mentor to me.
Nominator comment: “Olesik pioneered the field of enhanced-fluidity liquid chromatography — now commonly used by the pharmaceutical industry. Two recent awards highlight the breadth of her accomplishments in both high-impact research and extraordinary advocacy for public understanding of science – the Award for Chromatography and the ACS Helen M. Free Award for Public Outreach, conferred by the American Chemical Society.”