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Fraser Stoddart

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Sir James Fraser Stoddart FRS FRSE FRSC (born 24 May 1942) is a British chemist. He is Board of Trustees Professor of Chemistry and head of the Stoddart Mechanostereochemistry Group in the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University in the United States.[1] He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Ben Feringa and Jean-Pierre Sauvage in 2016 for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.[2][3][4][5][6] He was born in Edinburgh.

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  1. "Nanotechnology Star Fraser Stoddart to Join Northwestern". NewsCenter. Northwestern University. 16 August 2007.
  2. Staff (5 October 2016). "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  3. Chang, Kenneth; Chan, Sewell (5 October 2016). "3 Makers of 'World's Smallest Machines' Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry". The New York Times. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  4. Davis, Nicola; Sample, Ian (5 October 2016). "live". the Guardian. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  5. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016
  6. Van Noorden, Richard; Castelvecchi, Davide (2016). "World's tiniest machines win chemistry Nobel". Nature. 538 (7624): 152–153. Bibcode:2016Natur.538..152V. doi:10.1038/nature.2016.20734. PMID 27734892.