Chemistry

Edward Herbert Boomer Memorial Lecture

This lecture series was established in 1959 as a memorial to Professor Edward Herbert Boomer (1900-1945), a member of the department's faculty from 1925 to 1945. Each year, a series of lectures is given by a distinguished invited speaker.

Lecturers:

  • 2014 Harold G. Craighead (Cornell University)
  • 2012 Francis DiSalvo (Cornell University) - presentation (PDF)
  • 2011 Mark Wightman (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  • 2009 Richard A. Mathies (Univ. of California, Berkeley)
  • 2007 David Milstein (Weizmann Institute)
  • 2006 Fred E. Regnier (Purdue University)
  • 2004 Robert T. Kennedy (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  • 2003 Thomas E. Mallouk (Penn State University)
  • 2002 Chad A. Mirkin (Northwestern University)
  • 2001 Gregory S. Girolami (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • 2000 Ruedi Aebersold (University of Washington)
  • 1998 Robert G. Bergman (University of California, Berkeley)
  • 1997 Alan G. Marshall (Florida State University, Tallahassee)
  • 1996 M. Frederick Hawthorne (UCLA)
  • 1995 Catherine Fenselau (University of Maryland)
  • 1995 Robert J. LeRoy (University of Waterloo)
  • 1994 Stuart A. Rice (University of Chicago)
  • 1993 John E. Bercaw (CalTech)
  • 1992 Robert W. Murray (University of Missouri, St. Louis)
  • 1991 Malcolm L.H. Green (University of Oxford)
  • 1990 James W. Jorgenson (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  • 1989 Richard R. Schrock (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • 1988 Joel M. Harris (University of Utah)
  • 1987 Tobin J. Marks (Northwestern University)
  • 1986 Gary M. Hieftje (Indiana University)
  • 1985 Jack Halpern (University of Chicago)
  • 1984 R. Graham Cooks (Purdue University)
  • 1983 Roald Hoffmann (Cornell University)
  • 1982 Rudolph A. Marcus (CalTech)
  • 1981 Georges Guiochon (University of Tennessee)
  • 1980 Enrico Clementi (University L. Pasteur, Strasbourg)
  • 1979 Earl L. Muetterties (University of California, Berkeley)
  • 1978 Keith J. Laidler (University of Ottawa)
  • 1977 Wilhelm Simon (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich)
  • 1976 M. Eigen
  • 1975 T.L. Brown