President

Armand Paul Alivisatos

University of Chicago
Chemist; Educator
Area
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Specialty
Chemistry
Elected
2004
Professor of Chemistry. Pioneered the development of the physical chemistry of semiconductor nanocrystals. Elucidated their structural, thermodynamic, optical, and electrical characteristics as a function of particle size. Developed synthetic procedures to achieve size control and demonstrated the first practical applications of these new materials.
Last Updated