Prof. Geoffrey W. Coates

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Prof. Geoffrey W. Coates

Geoffrey W. Coates received a Ph.D. in organic chemistry with Robert Waymouth at Stanford University in 1994, and was an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow with Robert Grubbs at the California Institute of Technology. He joined the Cornell University faculty in 1997, where he is now the Tisch University Professor.  Professor Coates has received many awards, including the A. C. Cope Scholar Award, ACS Awards in Affordable Green Chemistry, Applied Polymer Science, and the Hach Award for Entrepreneurial Success. In 2011 he was identified by Thomson Reuters as one of the world’s top 100 chemists on the basis of the impact of his scientific research, and was inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He is a cofounder of Novomer and Ecolectro, and is an Associate Editor of Macromolecules.

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