Elias J. Corey

  • From:

    Harvard University │ Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Year:

    1978

  • Subject:

    Chemistry

  • Award:

    Franklin

  • Citation:

    For methods and systems for organic syntheses.

His primary fields of interest include synthesis of complex organic structures; design and synthesis of new biologically active molecules; and development of general problem-solving programs for organic syntheses and computer graphics. In 1990, Dr. Corey was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his development of the theory and methodology of organic synthesis.

Information as of 1978