Omar Yaghi awarded inaugural VinFuture Special Prize

The first Special Prize, dedicated to “Innovators with Outstanding Achievements in Emerging Fields”, is awarded to Professor Omar Yaghi (USA) for his work on discovering metal-organic frameworks. — Photo courtsey VinFuture Prize

The inaugural VinFuture Special Prize for Innovators with Outstanding Achievements for Emerging Fields was awarded to Omar Yaghi, professor of chemistry, for the discovery of metal-organic frameworks. The ceremony was held at Hanoi, Viet Nam. The VinFuture Prize recognizes fundamental advances in science and engineering that align with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.