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Gold Medal Award Winners:

The Gold Medal is The Institute's highest award. It is given annually to a person who has stimulated activities of service to the science of chemistry or the profession of chemist or chemical engineer in the United States of America. In recognition of their achievements, Gold Medallists are given Life Fellowship in The Institute.

* indicates deceased

   

Gold Medal Award Winners (2010 - )

Dr. Stephen J. Lippard
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2017
Dr. Chad Mirkin
Northwestern University
2016
Dr. Jacqueline K. Barton
California Institute of Technology
2015
Dr. Ronald C. D. Breslow
Columbia University
2014
Dr. John Roberts
California Institute of Technology
2013
Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn
Nobel Prize: 2009 Physiology or Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
2012
Dr. Dudley Herschbach
Nobel Prize: 1986 Chemistry
Harvard University
2011
Dr. Robert Grubbs
Nobel Prize: 2005 Chemistry
2010

Gold Medal Award Winners (2000 - 2009)

Dr. Oliver Smithies
Nobel Prize: 2007 Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2009
Dr. Walter Gilbert
Nobel Prize: 1980 Chemistry
Harvard University
2008
Dr. Paul Berg
Nobel Prize: 1980 Chemistry
Stanford University
Dr. George Whitesides
Harvard University
2007
Dr. Roald Hoffman
Cornell University
2006
Mr. Robert L. McNeil, Jr.
2005
Dr. Carl Djerassi
2004
Dr. Ralph Hirschmann
2003
Dr. Tobin Marks
2002
Dr. Yie W. Chien
2000

Gold Medal Award Winners (1990 - 1999)

Dr. F. Albert Cotton
1998
Dr. Alfred Bader
1997
Dr. Harry Drickman
1996
Dr. George Parshall
1995
Dr. Arthur Adamson*
1994
Dr. Fred Basolo
1993
Dr. Roy L. Whistler
1992
Dr. Bruce N. Ames
1991
Dr. Harry B. Gray
1990

Gold Medal Award Winners (1980 - 1989)

Dr. Elias J. Corey
Nobel Prize: 1990 Chemistry
1989
Dr. George C. Pimentel*
1988
Dr. Arnold O. Beckman*
1987
Dr. N. Bruce Hannay
1986
Dr. Herbert C. Brown
Nobel Prize: 1979 Chemistry
1985
Dr. John H. Sinfelt
1984
Dr. Mary L. Good
1983
Dr. Milton Harris*
1982
Dr. Lewis Sarett
1981
Dr. Arthur M. Bueche*
1980

Gold Medal Award Winners (1970 - 1979)

Dr. Melvin Calvin
Nobel Prize: 1961 Chemistry
1979
Dr. Norman Hackerman
1978
Dr. Max Tishler*
1977
Dr. Kenneth S. Pitzer*
1976
Dr. William O. Baker
1975
Dr. W. E. "Butch" Hanford*
1974
Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg*
Nobel Prize: 1951 Chemistry
1973
Dr. Harold C. Urey*
1972
Dr. Emmett B. Carmichael*
1971
Dr. Willard F. Libby*
Nobel Prize: 1960 Chemistry
1970

Gold Medal Award Winners (1960 - 1969)

Dr. Henry B. Hass*
1969
Dr. Orville E. May*
1968
Dr. Wayne E. Kuhn
1967
Dr. John H. Nair*
1966
Grig. Gen Edwin Cox*
1965
Dr. Roger Adams*
1964
Dr. Ralph Connor*
1963
Dr. George W. Parks*
1962
Dr. Alden H. Emery*
1961
Dr. Ernest H. Volwiler
1960

Gold Medal Award Winners (1950 - 1959)

Dr. Crawford H. Greenewalt*
1959
Dr. Lawrence Flett*
1958
Dr. Roy Newton*
1957
Mr. Raymond Stevens*
1956
Dr. Carl S. Marvel*
1955
Dr. William J. Sparks*
1954
Dr. J. C. Warner*
1953
Dr. Fred J. Emmerich*
1952
Dr. Harry N. Holmes*
1951
Dr. Walter J. Murphy*
1950

Gold Medal Award Winners (1940 - 1949)

Dr. Warren K. Lewis*
1949
Dr. Charles A. Thomas*
1948
Dr. Moses Leverock Crossley*
1947
Mr. Robert Price Russell*
1946
Dr. John W. Thomas*
1945
Dr. Willard H. Dow*
1944
Dr. Walter S. Landis*
1943
Dr. William Lloyd Evans*
1942
Dr. Henry G. Knight*
1941
Dr. Gustav Egloff*
1940

Gold Medal Award Winners (1930 - 1939)

Dr. Frederick G. Cottrell*
1938
Dr. James F. Norris*
1937
Dr. Marston Taylor Bogert*
1936
Dr. James Bryant Conant*
1934
Dr. Henry C. Sherman*
1933
Dr. Charles H. Herty*
1932
Mr. Andrew W. & Mr. Richard B. Mellon*
1931
Mr. George Eastman*
1930

Gold Medal Award Winners (1920 - 1929)

Mr. and Mrs. Francis P. Garvan *
1929
Dr. Lafayette B. Mendel*
1927
Dr. William Blum*
1926