Nadrian Seeman

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Nadrian C. Seeman
Nadrian Seeman.jpg
Seeman in 2002
Born(1945-12-16)December 16, 1945
DiedNovember 16, 2021(2021-11-16) (aged 75)
Alma materUniversity of Chicago, University of Pittsburgh
Known forDNA nanotechnology
AwardsKavli Prize in Nanoscience (2010) Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry (2016)
Scientific career
FieldsNanotechnology, Crystallography
InstitutionsNew York University

Nadrian C. "Ned" Seeman (December 16, 1945 – November 16, 2021) was an American nanotechnologist and crystallographer. He was known for inventing the field of DNA nanotechnology.[1][2]

He was an atheist.[3] Seeman died on November 16, 2021, at the age of 75.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dennis Overbye (3 June 2010). "8 Scientists Share $3 Million in Prizes". The New York Times.
  2. "NYU Chemistry Remembers Ned Seeman 1945-2021". New York University. Retrieved 2021-11-18.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. http://www.kavliprize.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Oct. 2016. "At about the time I got to high school, I lost whatever faith I might have had, and I've been an atheist ever since."
  4. NYU Chemistry Remembers Ned Seeman 1945–2021