Antony Williams presented with Jim Gray Award

Congratulations to Antony Williams, who last week was presented with the 2012 Jim Gray eScience Award. The award, named after Jim Gray, a Technical Fellow for Microsoft Research, recognises outstanding contributions to the field of data-intensive computing.

Antony is a member of the Journal of Cheminformatics Editorial Board and one of the founders of ChemSpider – a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 28 million structures. ChemSpider’s aim is to bring together compound data on the web and to improve the quality of public chemistry data sources through a combination of automated checking and crowdsourcing. It is through his work on ChemSpider, making chemistry publically available through collective action, that he is recognised with this award.

View the latest posts on the On Chemistry homepage

Comments

By commenting, you’re agreeing to follow our community guidelines.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>