A team of USC Dornsife chemists has developed a way to transform a hitherto useless ozone-destroying greenhouse gas that is the byproduct of Teflon manufacture into reagents for producing pharmaceuticals.
The discovery was… more>
Nearly 300 of USC Dornsife Distinguished Professor George Olah’s colleagues and former students arrived from throughout the world to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute and… more>
George Olah was born May 22, 1927, in his parents’ apartment in the Pest part of Budapest, Hungary, off the iconic Andrássy Avenue and across from the magnificent state opera house.
Many opera company conductors,… more>
Tapped by USC in 1977 during the world oil crisis to start a hydrocarbon institute from the ground floor, George Olah headed west, where he was more than up for the challenge. Olah, the Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and… more>