Robert Burns Woodward

Robert Burns Woodward (April 10, 1917 – July 8, 1979) was an American organic chemist. He is considered by many to be the preeminent organic chemist of the twentieth century, having made many key contributions to the subject, especially in the synthesis of complex natural products and the determination of their molecular structure. He also worked closely with Roald Hoffmann on theoretical studies of chemical reactions. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1965.

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Robert Burns Woodward - Honorary Degrees
... Woodward also received over twenty honorary degrees, including honorary doctorates from the following universities Wesleyan University in 1945 Harvard University in 1957 ...

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