​​​​​​I'M MEXICAN AND PROUD OF MY HERITAGE

Ph.D. Mario J. Molina


Chemist, Scientist - Nobel Prize  - Champion of the Earth


Born in Mexico City in 1943 Mario Molina studied chemical engineering in Mexico and in 1968 moved to the US to obtain a Ph.D. at the University of California.  After graduating he continue his research on the effect on Earth's upper atmosphere of man-made compounds.  In 1995 he won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work. 


Ph.D. Molina is a professor at the University of California; Director of the Mario Molina Center for Energy and Environment and a member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.


On August 2013, President Barack Obama announced Mario Molina as a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom citing  


“Mario Molina is a visionary chemist and environmental scientist. Born in Mexico, Dr. Molina came to America to pursue his graduate degree.  He later earned the Nobel Prize”



Read the full Article on http: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1995/molina-bio.html








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