Awards & Winners

George M. Whitesides

Date of Birth 03-August-1939
Place of Birth Louisville
(Kentucky, United States of America, Jefferson County, Area code 502)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as George M Whitesides
Profession Chemist
George M. Whitesides is an American chemist and professor of chemistry at Harvard University. He is best known for his work in the areas of NMR spectroscopy, organometallic chemistry, molecular self-assembly, soft lithography, microfabrication, microfluidics, and nanotechnology. Whitesides is also known for publishing his "outline system" for writing scientific papers. As of December 2011, he has the highest Hirsch index rating of all living chemists.

Awards by George M. Whitesides

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National Medal of Science for Chemistry
(For innovative and far-ranging research in chemistry, biology, biochemistry and material science, pioneering work of technological interest and his extensive involvement with teaching, government and industry.)