The Power List 2015
Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry. Department of Chemistry. Penn State University, USA
Most important lesson Perseverance. Don't follow the crowd.
Funniest/most unexpected moment Funny events are usually provided by the students – like hooking up a vacuum pump backwards. The most unexpected thing was winning the Texas Instruments prize in 1984.
Eye on the horizon I have been at this for 45 years; it is time to let the younger researchers take over. Analytical sciences, since they depend heavily upon exponentially growing technology, has a terrific future...