Philadelphia Local Section

American Chemical Society - Philadelphia Local Section

Edgar Fahs Smith Lecturers

Lecturer

Affiliation

1929 ClarenceW.Balke

Fansteel Products, Inc.

1930 Charles A. Kraus

Brown University

1931 N.V.Sidgwick

Lincoln College, England

1932 Louis Kahlenberg

University of Wisconsin

1933 James B. Conant

Harvard University

1934 Hugh S. Taylor

Princeton University

1935 Colin G. Fink

Columbia University

1936 Julius O. Stieglitz

University of Chicago

1937 Charles H. Herty

Industrial Committee of Savannah, Inc.

1938 Roger Adams

University of Illinois

1939 George B. Kistiakowsky

Harvard University

1940 Per K. Frolich

Esso Laboratories

1941 Arthur A. Blanchard

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1942 Harold C. Urey

Columbia University

1943-45: No lectures - Interrupted by World War II

 

1946 The Svedberg

University of Uppsala

1947 Wendell M. Stanley

Rockefeller Institute

1948 Carl S. Marvel

University of Illinois

1949 Linus C. Pauling

California Institute of Technology

1950 Edward C. Kendall

Mayo Foundation

1951 Herman I. Schlesinger

University of Chicago

1952 Paul D. Bartlett

Harvard University

1953 Joel H. Hildebrand

University of California, Berkeley

1954 Henry Eyring

University of Utah

1955 Melvin Calvin

University of California, Berkeley

1956 Paul M. Doty

Harvard University

1957 Peter J. W. Debye

Cornell University

1958 Vincent du Vigneaud

Cornell University, Medical College

1959 Robert B. Woodward

Harvard University

1960 Glenn T. Seaborg

University of California, Berkeley

1961 Paul J. Flory

Mellon Institute

1962 Herbert C. Brown

Purdue University

1963 Henry Taube

Stanford University

1964 John T. Edsall

Harvard University

1965 I. M. Kolthoff

University of Minnesota

1966 Carl Djerassi

Stanford University

1967 Francis T. Bacon

Energy Conservation, Ltd.

1968 Cyrus Levinthal

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1969 Elias J. Corey

Harvard University

1970 John D. Roberts

California Institute of Technology

1971 Lawrence F. Dahl

Harvard University

1972-73:  No lectures

 

1974 Gerald M. Edelman

Rockefeller University

1975 Nelson J. Leonard

University of Illinois

1976 F. A. Cotton

Texas A & M University

1977 Jerrold Meinwald

Cornell University

1978 George C. Pimentel

NSF & Univ. California, Berkeley

1979 Daniel E. Koshland

University of California, Berkeley

1980 F. S. Rowland

University of California, Irvine

1981 Earl Muetterties

University of California, Berkeley

1982 Gilbert Stork

Columbia University

1983 George Porter

The Royal Institute, England

1984 Harry B. Gray

California Institute of Technology

1985 Christopher T. Walsh

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1986 Nicholas J. Turro

Columbia University

1987 Richard N. Zare

Stanford University

1988 Samuel J. Danishefsky

Yale University

1989 Daniel H. Rich

University of Wisconsin, Madison

1990 Robert G. Bergman

University of California, Berkeley

1991 Rudolf A. Marcus

California Institute of Technology

1992 Peter G. Schultz

Northwestern  University

1993 JoAnne Stubbe

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1994 Tobin J. Marks

Northwestern University

1995 Stephen J. Lippard

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1996 Richard R. Ernst

ETH, Munich, Germany

1997 Martin Karplus

Harvard Univ. & Université Louis Pasteur

1998 Robert H. Grubbs

California Institute of Technology

1999 Gabor A. Somojai

University of California, Berkeley

2000 K. Barry Sharpless

Scripps Research Institute

2001 K.C. Nicolaou

The Scripps Research Institute

2002 Graham Fleming

University of California, Berkeley, LBNL

2003 Alexander Pines

University of California, Berkeley, LBNL

2004 Carlos Bustamante

University of California, Berkeley

2005 Peter G. Wolynes

University of California, San Diego

2006 Robert G. Bergman

University of California, Berkeley

2007 David Tirell

California Institute of Technology

2008 Chad Mirkin

Northwestern University

2009 A. Paul Alivisatos

University of California, Berkeley, LBNL

2010 Ronald Breslow

Columbia University

2011 Ada Yonath  

Weizmann Institute of Science
2012 William H. Miller 

University of California and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 

2013 Josef Michl
University of Colorado, Boulder
  
2014 Carolyn A. BertozziUniversity of California, Berkeley
  
2015 Ben Widom
Cornell University 
  
2016 George C. Schatz
Northwestern University 
  
2017 Peter J. Rosskey Rice University