Gregory H. Robinson, Franklin Professor and Distinguished Research Professor of Chemistry at the University of Georgia received a 2012 Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Bonn, Germany. The foundation was founded in 1860.
Winners of the Humboldt Research Award receive a cash prize of 60,000 euros and are given the opportunity to work with colleagues in Germany. Professor Robinson will conduct research with chemists at Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg and the Technical University of Berlin.
Professor Robinson joined the University of Georgia faculty in 1995. Previously, he taught at Clemson University in South Carolina.
Dr. Robinson is a graduate of Jacksonville State University in Alabama. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Alabama.