Jean-Pierre Sauvage#


Jean-Pierre Sauvage
Membership Number:5206
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Elected:2007




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2009 - present Professor Emeritus (University of Strasbourg)
  • 2010 - 2012 Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Northwestern
  • 2009 - 2010 Visiting Professor at University of Zurich
  • 1979 - 2009 CNRS Director of Research
  • 1981 - 1984 University Professor
  • 1971 - 1979 CNRS Research Fellow

Fields of Scholarship
  • Molecular topology and molecular machines

Honours and Awards
  • 1978 Bronze Medal from the CNRS
  • 1979 French Chemical Society Award in Coordination Chemistry
  • 1980 Jean-Baptiste Dumas Award from the French Academy of Sciences
  • 1987 French Chemical Society Award in Organic Chemistry
  • 1988 CNRS Silver Medal
  • 1990 Corresponding Member of the French Academy of Sciences
  • 1991 Izatt-Christensen Award in Macrocyclic Chemistry
  • 1994 Prelog Gold Medal, ETH-Zürich (Switzerland)
  • 1995 World Nessim Habif Award, University of Geneva
  • 1997 Member of the French Academy of Sciences
  • 2000 Centenary Lecturer and Medal (Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom)
  • 2000 Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur
  • 2005 Pierre Süe Prize of the French Society of Chemistry
  • 2005 Catalan Sabatier Prize of the Royal Spanish Society of Chemistry (RSEQ)
  • 2007 Chair of the 21st Solvay Conference in Chemistry, "From noncovalent assemblies to molecular machines", Brussels, 28 November – 1st December
  • 2008 RB Woodward Award in Porphyrin Chemistry
  • 2009 Japan Coordination Chemistry Award
  • 2010 Honorary Doctorate, University of Zurich
  • 2012 "Luigi Tartufari" International Prize, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Italy)
  • 2012 Blaise Pascal Medal 2012 in Chemistry of the European Academy of Sciences
  • 2012 Elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences
  • 2014 "Grand Prix de la Fondation de la Maison de la Chimie"
  • 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with J. Fraser Stoddart and Ben Feringa "for their design and production of molecular machines"
  • 2016 Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (U-K)
  • 2016 Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 2017 Grand Officier de l'Ordre National du Mérite
  • 2017 Honorary Doctorate, University of Athens (Greece)
  • 2018 Honorary Doctorate, Uppsala University (Sweden)
  • 2018 Foreign Corresponding Member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences
  • 2019 Honorary Doctorate, Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain)
  • 2019 Foreign Associate of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences



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