Whitesides was born in Louisville, Kentucky, took his A.B. at Harvard (1960) and Ph.D. with J. D. Roberts at Cal. Tech. (1964). He was on the MIT faculty (1963-82) before moving to Harvard, where he is currently Mallincrodt Professor of Chemistry. His many awards include the ACS Award in Pure Chemistry (1975), the Cope Scholar Award (1989) and ...
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–George Whitesides National Medal of Science (NMS) recipient in 1998 “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.” “Being alive is thoroughly amusing.
George Whitesides, Ph.D. Associate Faculty Facebook Twitter Linked in George is currently researching physical and organic chemistry, materials science, biophysics, complexity, surface science, microfluidics, self-assembly, micro- and nanotechnology, science for developing economies, origin of life, and cell-surface biochemistry.
George M. Whitesides has included themes like Diamagnetism, Analytical chemistry, Levitation and Maglev in his Magnetic levitation study. Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were: Stretchable, Transparent, Ionic Conductors (815 citations) Stretchable, Transparent, Ionic Conductors (815 citations)
Feb 17, 2021 · Throughout his career, Whitesides has shifted to countless new research areas. As a rule of thumb, he only works in any particular area for about ten years. Once other people start to pour into an area, he will leave and look for new and more exciting problems to solve.
Feb 12, 2015 · Reinventing Chemistry - Whitesides - 2015 - Angewandte Chemie International Edition - Wiley Online Library Angewandte Chemie International Edition Essay Reinventing Chemistry Prof. George M. Whitesides First published: 12 February 2015 https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201410884 Citations: 152 Read the full text PDF Tools Share Graphical Abstract