Professor George M. Whitesides. Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Harvard University 12 Oxford Street Cambridge, MA 02138 Tel: 617-495-9430 Fax: 617-495-9857 Email: gwhitesides(at)gmwgroup.harvard.edu Schedules and Meetings. Melissa LeGrand, Faculty Assistant Tel: 617-496-0958 Email: mlegrand(at)gmwgroup.harvard.edu
June 1, 2022 Professor George M. Whitesides, Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, has been selected as one the recipients of the 2022 Kavli Prize in Nanoscience, which honors the "pioneers that created molecular scale coatings for surfaces which enable unprecedented control and engineering of surface properties.
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 ...
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.
The origins and the future of microfluidics George M. Whitesides 1 The manipulation of fluids in channels with dimensions of tens of micrometres — microfluidics — has emerged as a distinct new field. Microfluidics has the potential to influence subject areas from chemical synthesis and biological analysis to optics and information technology.
Younan Xia and George M. Whitesides Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org KEY WORDS: patterning, microfabrication, nanofabrication, elastomers, self-assembled monolayers ABSTRACT Soft lithography represents a non-photolithographic strategy based ...
George Thomas Whitesides is an American businessman. He was CSO (Chief Space Officer)  and long time CEO of Virgin Galactic,  a firm developing commercial space vehicles at the Mojave Air and Space Port. He still serves as a member of the Virgin Galactic Advisory Board.  He studied in Newton North High School.