Mark Stephen Wrighton
Washington University in St. Louis
Chemist; Educator; Academic administrator
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Chancellor and Professor of Chemistry. Author or co-author of more than 300 articles and holds 14 patents. Principal objectives of his research have been to elucidate the basic principles underlying the conversion of solar energy to chemical fuels and electricity, to discern new catalysts and ways of making them, to understand chemistry at interfaces, and to provide the knowledge base for development of new electrochemical devices.