Richard R. Schrock


The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2005
Yves Chauvin, Robert H. Grubbs, Richard R. Schrock

Born: 4 January 1945, Berne, IN, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge,MA, USA

Prize motivation: for the development of the metathesis method in organic synthesis

Field: organic chemistry

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