Elias James Corey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Corey in November 2007
This person was awarded a Nobel Prize

Elias James "E.J." Corey (born July 12, 1928) is an American chemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his theory of organic synthesis.

Corey was born in Mathuen, Massachusetts.[1] His parents were Lebanese immigrants. He studied at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

References[change | change source]

  1. Corey, E.J. (1990). "Nobel Prize Autobiography". Nobelprize.org: The Official Site of the Nobel Prize. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1990/corey.html. Retrieved 2010-09-09.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Elias James Corey at Wikimedia Commons