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Boston College’s Amir Hoveyda receives Italy’s Eni Award for Hydrocarbons Research

Boston College Professor of Chemistry Amir Hoveyda

Boston College Professor of Chemistry Amir Hoveyda has received a 2014 Eni Award for New Frontiers in Hydrocarbons from an international panel of preeminent scientists assembled by the Enrico Mattei Foundation of the Italian energy giant Eni SpA. Hoveyda and other leading researchers were honored June 17 at a ceremony in Rome, hosted by Italian President Giorgio Napolitano in the official presidential palace, the historic Quirinale. Hoveyda received a gold medal struck at the Italian State Mint and a cash award of $270,000 (US). The Eni Awards recognize leading researchers in the areas of energy and sustainable chemistry, part of ...

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200th Anniversary of Verdi’s Birth Celebrated by Cameristi della Scala at MIT

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Kresge Auditorium was at the center of a unique Verdi-inspired performance on Monday, Oct. 7. Over 1,000 spectators took in the La Scala Chamber Orchestra’s (Cameristi della Scala) performance of “Fantasies from Verdi’s Operas”. The concert, presented by Eni and MIT, celebrated the renewal of the research collaboration which aims to achieve the key message: “Let’s give energy a new energy”. “Since 2008 we have been the largest partner of MIT for energy research,” Eni’s Chairman Giuseppe Recchi. “Our goal is to develop innovative solutions to address global energy needs and challenges by bringing ...

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