David MacMillan

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David MacMillan

David William Cross MacMillan

(1968-03-16) 16 March 1968 (age 55)
EducationUniversity of Glasgow (BSc)
University of California, Irvine (MSc, PhD)
AwardsCorday-Morgan medal
Member of the National Academy of Sciences (2018)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2021)
Scientific career
ThesisStereocontrolled formation of bicyclic tetrahydrofurans and Enantioselective total synthesis of eunicellin diterpenes (1996)
Doctoral advisorLarry E. Overman
Other academic advisorsErnest W. Colvin
David A. Evans
Doctoral studentsVy Dong, Tehshik Yoon, Tristan Lambert
WebsiteOfficial website

David William Cross MacMillan FRS FRSE (born March 16, 1968)[1] is a Scottish-American[2] chemist. He is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry at Princeton University.[3][4] He shared the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Benjamin List for his work on organocatalysis.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Professor David MacMillan FRS
  2. "Princeton's David MacMillan receives Nobel Prize in chemistry". Princeton University. Retrieved 2021-10-07.
  3. "Home". Macmillan Group. Archived from the original on 2020-07-21. Retrieved 2020-06-15.
  4. A short interview of Professor MacMillan is available on the Eminent Organic Chemists Page provided by the ACS Organic Division
  5. "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021". NobelPrize.org. Retrieved 2021-10-06.