Jack Dunitz#


Michael Huth
Email:dunitz 'at' org.chem.ethz.ch
Membership Number:183
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:jdunitz






Present and Previous Positions
  • 1990 retired
  • 1957 - 1990 Professor of Chemical Crystallography, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland (Full Professor since 1964)
  • 1956 - 1957 Senior Research Fellow, Davy-Faraday Research Laboratory, The Royal Institution, London
  • 1954 - 1955 Visiting Scientist, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1948 - 1951, 1953 - 1954 A. A. Noyes Research Fellow, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
  • 1956 - 1948, 1951 - 1953 Research Fellow, Chemical Crystallography Laboratory, Oxford University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Use of crystal structure analysis as tool for studying chemical problems
  • Mathematical aspects of structure
  • Problems of polymorphism
  • Phase transformations in solids and solid-state chemical reactions
  • Analysis of weak intermolecular interactions in condensed phases
  • Virtual crystallography
  • Crystal structure prediction

Honours and Awards
  • Honorary D. Sc., Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), 1990
  • Honorary Ph. D, Weizmann Institute of Science, 1992
  • Honorary D. Sc., Glasgow University, 1999
  • Overseas Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, 1968
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of London, 1974
  • Foreign Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences, 1979
  • Member of Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, 1979
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 1981
  • Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Sciences, 1988
  • Member of Academia Europaea, 1989
  • Honorary Member, Swiss Society of Crystallography, 1990
  • Member, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, 1991
  • Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1997.
  • Foreign Member, American Philosophical Society, 1997
  • Honorary Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2000.
  • Honorary Member, Swiss Chemical Society, 2004.
  • Centenary Lecture and Medal, Chemical Society, London, 1977
  • Havinga Lecture and Medal, University of Leiden, 1980
  • Tishler Award, Harvard University, 1985
  • Paracelsus Prize, Swiss Chemical Society, 1986
  • Bijvoet Lecture and Medal, University of Utrecht, 1989
  • Gregori Aminoff Prize, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1990
  • Buerger Award, American Crystallographic Association, 1991
  • Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society, 1997.


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