Oh, Sandia!

Chemical engineer Nancy Jackson of Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, whose research team works with chemistry laboratories around the world to ensure chemicals are handled safely and securely has been named a 2013 American Chemical Society Fellow. The honor is awarded to scientists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and have made important contributions to the ACS itself. In 2007, Nancy Jackson helped the US Department of State create the Chemical Security Engagement Program and closely works with scientists worldwide, particularly in developing countries, to promote safe use of chemicals and to enforce chemical security.