Dr. David White, professor of chemistry
and former chair of the department (1966-79) at left, proposed a toast to
Dr. MacDiarmid, his long-time colleague, after the press conference. Well-wishers
gathered in the Chemistry Building, including George Palladino, center.
Below is a video clip from the October 10 Press Conference with "the
father of Synthetic Metals," the University of Pennsylvania's newest
Nobelist and the Chemistry Department's first professor to win the Nobel
Prize in Chemistry, Dr. Alan MacDiarmid, Blanchard Professor of Chemistry.
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Responding to Reporters
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