Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education in Chemistry Recipients

Congratulations to past recipients of the Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education in Chemistry Recipients, which recognizes an outstanding graduate student and her or his preceptor(s), in the field of chemistry, as broadly defined.


  • 2021: Paul E. Ohno and Franz M. Geiger
  • 2020: Anna Wuttig and Yogesh Surendranath
  • 2019: Bryan Michael Hunter and Harry B. Gray  
  • 2018: Aleksandr V. Zhukhovitskiy and Jeremiah A. Johnson
  • 2017: Junqi Li and Martin D. Burke
  • 2016: Matthew J. Polinski and Thomas E. Albrecht-Schmitt 
  • 2015: Denis Malyshev and Floyd Romesberg.
  • 2014: Livia S. Eberlin and R. Graham Cooks
  • 2013: Bryan C. Dickinson and Christopher J. Chang
  • 2012: Xin Zhang and Shu-ou Shan
  • 2011: Pingwu Du and Richard Eisenberg
  • 2010: Sang-Hee Shim and Martin T. Zanni
  • 2009: Laura A. Banaszynski and Thomas J. Wandless
  • 2008: Rebecca Anne Nelson and David Eisenberg
  • 2007: Anirban Banerjee and Gregory L. Verdine
  • 2006: Raquel L. Lieberman and Amy C. Rosenzweig
  • 2005: Christy L. Haynes and Richard P. Van Duyne
  • 2004: So-Jung Park and Chad A. Mirkin
  • 2003: Phil S. Baran and K.C. Nicolaou
  • 2002: F. Dean Toste and Barry M. Trost
  • 2001: Martin T. Zanni and Daniel M. Neumark
  • 2000: S. Alex Kandel and Richard N. Zare
  • 1999: Justin Du Bois and Erick M. Carreira
  • 1998: Jaqueline Kiplinger and Thomas G. Richmond
  • 1997: Christopher B. Murray and Moungi Bawendi
  • 1996: Stephan Stranick and Paul S. Weiss
  • 1995: Minhaeng Cho and Graham R. Fleming
  • 1994: Mark W. Grinstaff and Kenneth S. Suslick
  • 1993: Andrew D. Johnson and Sylvia T. Ceyer
  • 1992: Marcos Dantus and Ahmed Zewail
  • 1991: Susan T. Graul and Robert R. Squires
  • 1990: Yongqin Chen, Robert W. Field, and James L. Kinsey
  • 1989: Nicholas J. Kirchner and Michael T. Bowers
  • 1988: David L. Clark and Malcolm H. Chisholm
  • 1987: Mark D. Hollingsworth and J. Michael McBride
  • 1986: Robert L. Whetten, Gregory S. Ezra, and Edward R. Grant
  • 1985: Peter G. Schultz and Peter B. Dervan
  • 1984: Christopher S. Gudeman and R. Claude Woods
  • 1983: David J. Nesbitt, James T. Hynes, and Stephen R. Leone
  • 1982: Warren S. Warren and Alexander Pines
  • 1981: James C. Weisshaar
  • 1980: Wayne L. Gladfelter