The Fuel Chemistry Division is saddened to report the loss of a dear friend and colleague. On August 12, 2010, Dr. Jim Franz passed away from cancer. Jim was a Fellow at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and had served the Fuel Chemistry Division in many ways including: Chair, Program Chair, and Director-at-large. In addition, he was on the editorial boards of Energy & Fuels and the International Journal of Chemical Kinetics. Jim was a great guy and will really be missed.
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