Sir Harold Walter Kroto#


Harold Kroto
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:kroto 'at' sussex.ac.uk
Membership Number:1252
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:hkroto
Homepage: http://www.kroto.info

Harold Kroto passed away April 30, 2016.

Positions Held
  • 2004- Professor of Chemistry at Florida State University
  • 1985- 2005- Professor at University of Sussex (Brighton)
  • 1967- 1985- Tutorial Fellow at University of Sussex (Brighton)
  • 1964- 1966- Postdoc studies at National Research Council (Ottawa, Canada)
  • 1964- PhD in Molecular Spectroscopy at University of Sheffield

Fields of Scholarship
  • Nanoscience and nanotechnology
  • Chemistry

Honours and Awards
  • Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences (2007)
  • Order of Cherubini, Torino (2005)
  • President of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2002-2004)
  • Copley Medal of the Royal Society (2002)
  • Erasmus Medal of Academia Europaea
  • Hon. Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society (1998)
  • Dalton Medal (Manchester Lit and Phil)(1998)
  • American Carbon Society Medal for Achievement in Carbon Science (1997)
  • Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1996)
  • Member of Academia Europaea (1993)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry Longstaff Medal (1993)
  • Italgas Prize for Innovation in Chemistry (1992)
  • Tilden Lectureship of the RSC (1981)

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