List of California Institute of Technology People - Notable Faculty - Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

  • John D. Roberts – Physical chemist, one of the pioneers of NMR as a tool to study organic compounds, winner of the National Medal of Science (1990) and the Priestley Medal (1987)
  • Jacqueline Barton – Bioinorganic chemist, MacArthur Fellow (1991), and winner of National Medal of Science (2011)
  • Harry Gray – Inorganic chemist, winner of National Medal of Science (1986), the Wolf Prize in Chemistry (2004), the Priestley Medal (1991) and founding director of the Beckman Institute
  • Robert H. Grubbs – Nobel laureate in chemistry (2005)
  • Nathan Lewis – George L. Argyros Professor and Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis
  • Rudolph Marcus – Nobel laureate in chemistry (1992)
  • Arthur A. Noyes – Chemist
  • John H. Seinfeld – Chemical Engineer
  • Ahmed H. Zewail – Nobel laureate in chemistry (1999)

Read more about this topic:  List Of California Institute Of Technology People, Notable Faculty

Other articles related to "chemistry and chemical engineering, chemistry, chemical, chemical engineering":

In Situ - Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
... In chemistry, in situ typically means "in the reaction mixture." There are numerous situations in which chemical intermediates are synthesized in situ in various processes ... In chemical engineering, in situ often refers to industrial plant "operations or procedures that are performed in place" ...

Famous quotes containing the words engineering, chemistry and/or chemical:

    Mining today is an affair of mathematics, of finance, of the latest in engineering skill. Cautious men behind polished desks in San Francisco figure out in advance the amount of metal to a cubic yard, the number of yards washed a day, the cost of each operation. They have no need of grubstakes.
    Merle Colby, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Science with its retorts would have put me to sleep; it was the opportunity to be ignorant that I improved. It suggested to me that there was something to be seen if one had eyes. It made a believer of me more than before. I believed that the woods were not tenantless, but choke-full of honest spirits as good as myself any day,—not an empty chamber, in which chemistry was left to work alone, but an inhabited house,—and for a few moments I enjoyed fellowship with them.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    We are close to dead. There are faces and bodies like gorged maggots on the dance floor, on the highway, in the city, in the stadium; they are a host of chemical machines who swallow the product of chemical factories, aspirin, preservatives, stimulant, relaxant, and breathe out their chemical wastes into a polluted air. The sense of a long last night over civilization is back again.
    Norman Mailer (b. 1923)