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Brief History

History of the Department

Academic Degrees

Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees
BS in Chemistry
PhD in Chemistry
PhD in Chemical Physics

 

 

 

 
 

Faculty Honors & Awards

1965: Publication of “Chemistry: Opportunities and Needs,” known as the Westheimer Report, by the National Academy of Sciences
 
7 Nobel Prize Laureates
Martin Karplus2013
Jack Szostak, 2009
E J Corey, 1990
Dudley Herschbach, 1986
William Lipscomb, 1976
Robert Burns Woodward, 1965
Konrad Bloch, 1964
 
3 Wolf Prize in Chemistry Recipients
Stuart Schreiber, 2016
Charles Lieber, 2012
E J Corey, 1986
 
9 National Medal of Science Recipients
George Whitesides, 1998
Dudley Herschbach, 1991
E J Corey, 1988
Konrad Bloch, 1988
Frank Westheimer, 1986
E. Bright Wilson, 1975
Paul Bartlett, 1968
George Kistiakowsky, 1967
Robert Burns Woodward, 1964
 
5 Priestley Medal
George Whitesides, 2007
E J Corey, 2004
Frank Westheimer, 1988
George Kistiakowsky, 1972
James Bryant Conant, 1944
 
9 Welch Award
Richard Holm, 2016
David Evans, 2013
Christopher Walsh, 2010
George Whitesides, 2005
Jeremy Knowles, 1995
William von Eggers Doering, 1990
Frank Westheimer, 1982
Paul Bartlett, 1981
E. Bright Wilson, 1978
 
Japan Prize
E J Corey, 1989
 
Kyoto Prize
George Whitesides, 2003
 
Albany Prize
Xiaoliang Sunney Xie, 2015
 
Blavatnik Prize
Adam Cohen, 2014
 
3 National Academy of Science Award in Chemical Sciences
E J Corey, 2002
Richard Holm, 1993
Frank Westheimer, 1980
 
Dreyfus Prize in Chemical Sciences
George Whitesides, 2009
 
Names in bold designate current members of our faculty