Duilio Arigoni#


Duilio Arigoni
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:290
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:darigoni
Elected:1989




Duilio Arigoni passed away June 10, 2020.

Positions Held
  • Professor Emeritus from ETH Zurich
  • Visiting professor at Harvard University and Cambridge University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Bio-organic stereochemistry

Honours and Awards
  • 1992 Marcel Benoist Prize, Switzerland
  • 1988 Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1989 Paul Karrer Gold Medal, University of Zürich
  • 1989 Wolf Prize in Chemistry (together with Alan R. Battersby) "for their fundamental contributions to the elucidation of the mechanism of enzymic reactions and of the biosynthesis of natural products, in particular the pigments of life"
  • 1992 Quilico-Medal, Italian Chemical Society
  • 1986 Arthur C. Cope Award, American Chemical Society, USA
  • 1985 Welch Award in Chemistry, Robert A. Welch Foundation, Houston, Texas, USA
  • 1984 Robert Robinson Medal, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
  • 1983 Davy Medal, the Royal Society, London, UK
  • 1981 Flintoff Medal, Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK
  • 1971 Cannizzaro-Award, Accademia dei Lincei, Roma
  • 1971 Guenther-Award, American Chemical Society
  • 1962 Piria-Medal, Italian Chemical Society
  • 1961 Ruzicka-Award, ETH Zürich
  • 1960 Werner-Award, Swiss Chemical Society
  • 1955 Award and Silver Medal, ETH Zürich

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