Past Speakers

1977 John D. Roberts, California Institute of Technology
1978 Herbert C. Brown, Purdue University
1979 V. Prelog, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich
 1979 A. J. P. Martin, University of Houston
1980 F. Albert Cotton, Texas A & M University
1981 William S. Johnson, Stanford University
1981 Michael Kasha, Florida State University
1982 Helmut Ringsdorf, University of Mainz, Germany
1983 Barry M. Trost, University of Wisconsin
1984 Allen J. Bard, University of Texas at Austin
1985  Pierre Laszlo, University of Liege, Belgium
 1986  Neil Bartlett, University of California, Berkeley
1987  Mostafa A. El-Sayed, University of California, Los Angeles
1988  Jack E. Baldwin, University of Oxford, Great Britain
1989  Gary M. Hieftje, Indiana University, Bloomington
1990  Gerhard Wegner, Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz, Germany
1991  Koji Nakanishi, Columbia University
1992  Harry B. Gray, California Institute of Technology
1993  Alexander Pines, University of California, Berkeley
1993  K. Peter C. Vollhardt, University of California, Berkeley
1994  Hyuk Yu, University of Wisconsin
1996  David Tirrell, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
1997  Susan Solomon, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
1998  Sunny I. Chan, California Institute of Technology
2000  Sir John Meurig Thomas, Royal Institution of Great Britain
2000  Jean-Marie Lehn, Universite de Strasbourg
2001  Richard N. Zare, Stanford University
2003  Charles M. Lieber, Harvard University
2004  William S. Hancock, Northeastern University
2005  Robert H. Grubbs, California Institute of Technology
2006  P. Les Dutton, University of Pennsylvania
2007 George M. Bodner, Purdue University
2008 Alison Butler, University of California, Santa Barbara
2010 Louis Brus, Columbia University
2011 Ronald Breslow, Columbia University
2012 Benjamin Cravatt, Scripps Research Institute
2015 Ada E. Yonath, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel