The Scientist

Date: September 30, 1996


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Mary Lowe Good,
Undersecretary for Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce

In recognition of her overall contributions to the field of chemistry, Mary Good has been selected to receive the Priestley Medal -- the highest honor of the American Chemical Society -- in 1997.

She joined the Clinton administration in 1993 after five years as senior vice president, technology, at Allied-Signal Inc. in Morristown, N.J. Prior to that time, she spent 25 years in academia, most recently as Boyd Professor of Materials Science at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

As a member of the Clinton administration, Good notes, an important task facing her department is making sure the...

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