Adolf von Baeyer Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer (October 31, 1835 – August 20, 1917) was a German chemist who synthesized indigo, and was the 1905 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Alexander Crum Brown Alexander Crum Brown FRSE FRS (26 March 1838 – 28 October 1922) was a Scottish organic chemist.
Alexander Dounce Alexander Latham Dounce (December 7, 1909 – April 24, 1997) was an American professor of biochemistry.
Alfred P. Wolf Alfred P. Wolf was an American nuclear and organic chemist.
Alice Y. Ting Alice Yen-Ping Ting is Taiwanese-born American chemist.
Andrew Bruce Holmes Andrew Bruce Holmes, AM FRS FAA FinstP (born 5 September 1943) is an Australian and British senior research chemist and professor at the Bio21 Institute, Melbourne, Australia.
Andrew Norman Meldrum Andrew Norman Meldrum (1876, Alloa – 1934, Edinburgh) was a Scottish scientist known for his work in organic chemistry and for his studies of the history of chemistry.
Antanas Purėnas Antanas Purėnas (16 February 1881 - 5 November 1962) was a famous Lithuanian organic chemist and politician.
Anthony Joseph Arduengo III Anthony Joseph Arduengo, III is the Saxon Professor of Chemistry at the University of Alabama and an adjunct professor at the Institute for Inorganic Chemistry of Braunschweig University of Tech...
Atta ur Rahman Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS, D.Phil., TI, SI HI, NI, is a leading scientist and scholar in the field of organic chemistry from Pakistan, especially renowned for his research in the various areas relatin...
August Kekulé Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz (also August Kekulé) (7 September 1829 – 13 July 1896) was a German organic chemist.
Bernhard Schrader Bernhard Schrader (born 15 March 1931 in Quedlinburg, Germany, died 8 January 2012, in Essen, Germany) was a German professor for Theoretical and Physical Chemistry and teaching until his retire...
Bertram Fraser-Reid Bertram Oliver "Bert" Fraser-Reid (born February 23, 1934) is a synthetic organic chemist who has been widely recognized for his work using carbohydrates as starting materials for chiral materia...
Christopher Kelk Ingold Sir Christopher Kelk Ingold FRS (28 October 1893 – 8 December 1970) was a British chemist based in Leeds and London.
Darshan Ranganathan Darshan Ranganathan (June 4, 1941 – June 4, 2001) was an organic chemist from India who was known for her work in bio-organic chemistry, including "pioneering work in protein folding."
David MacMillan David W.C. MacMillan FRS is a Scottish born Professor of Organic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at Princeton University.
David R. Bryant David R. Bryant (born May 8, 1936 in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA) is an internationally acclaimed organic chemist, having worked his entire thirty-nine-year ‘early career’ at Union Carbide.
Derek Barton Sir Derek Harold Richard Barton FRS, FRSE (8 September 1918 – 16 March 1998) was a British organic chemist and Nobel Prize laureate.
Derek Lowe Derek Christopher Lowe (born June 1, 1973) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher.
Dimitar Ivanov Popov Dimitar Ivanov Popov (Димитър Иванов Попов) (October 13, 1894 – October 25, 1975) was a Bulgarian organic chemist and an academician of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
Donald J. Cram Donald James Cram (April 22, 1919 – June 17, 2001) was an American chemist who shared the 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Jean-Marie Lehn and Charles J. Pedersen "for their development ...
Dorothy Hahn Dorothy Anna Hahn (1876–1950) was an American professor of organic chemistry at Mount Holyoke College.
Dr. G. Raza Bhatti Atta-ur-Rahman, Ph.D., is a leading scientist and scholar in the field of Botany from Pakistan, especially renowned for his research in the various areas relating to Natural conservation and Bio...
Edmund Kornfeld Edmund Carl Kornfeld was an American organic chemist who devoted his life to the research of new drugs.
Elias James Corey Elias James "E.J." Corey (born July 12, 1928) is an American organic chemist.
Endre Berner Endre Qvie Berner (24 September 1893 – 30 January 1983) was a Norwegian chemist.
Erich Clar Erich Clar (August 23, 1902 – March 27, 1987) was an organic chemist who studied polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon chemistry.
Ernest L. Eliel Ernest Ludwig Eliel (December 28, 1921 – September 18, 2008) was an organic chemist born in Cologne, Germany.
Ewart Jones Professor Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones FRS (16 March 1911 – 7 May 2002) was a Welsh organic chemist and academic administrator, whose fields of expertise led him to discoveries into the chemistry...
F.S. Cloez Francois Stanislas Cloez (24 June 1817–12 October 1883) was a French chemist, who authored both as "F. S. Cloez" and "S. Cloez", and is known for his pioneering role in analytical ...
François Diederich Professor François Diederich (born 9 July 1952 in Ettelbruck) is a Luxembourgian chemist specializing in organic chemistry.
François Stanislas Cloez François Stanislas Cloez (24 June 1817–12 October 1883) was a French chemist, who authored both as "F. S. Cloez" and "S. Cloez", and is known for his pioneering role in analytical ...
Fritz Hofmann Fritz Hofmann (Friedrich Carl Albert) (2 November 1866 in Kölleda - 22 October 1956 in Hanover) was a German organic chemist who first synthesized synthetic rubber.
Fritz Hofmann (chemist) Fritz Hofmann (Friedrich Carl Albert) (2 November 1866 in Kölleda - 22 October 1956 in Hanover) was a German organic chemist who first synthesized synthetic rubber.
G. R. Clemo George Roger Clemo FRS was a British organic chemist.
Georg Wittig Georg Wittig (June 16, 1897 – August 26, 1987) was a German chemist who reported a method for synthesis of alkenes from aldehydes and ketones using compounds called phosphonium ylides in t...
George Büchi George Hermann Büchi (August 1, 1921 – August 28, 1998) was organic chemist and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
George Rosenkranz George Rosenkranz (born as György Rosenkranz, August 20, 1916, Budapest) is a pioneering Mexican scientist in the field of steroid chemistry, who used native Mexican plant sources as raw mat...
Giuliana Tesoro Dr. Giuliana Tesoro (née Cavaglieri) (1921–2002) was born in Venice, Italy in 1921.
Gunnar Aksnes Gunnar Aksnes (born 8 August 1926 in Kvam, Hardanger - deceased 31 January 2010 in Bergen, Hordaland) was a Norwegian chemist and poet, the brother of the astronomer Kaare Aksnes, married to Mil...
Gustav Ehrhart Gustav Ehrhart (December 21, 1894 – December 11, 1971) was a German chemist.
Hans Fischer Hans Fischer (27 July 1881 – 31 March 1945) was a German organic chemist and the recipient of the 1930 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
Hans Thacher Clarke Hans Thacher Clarke (27 December 1887 - 21 October 1972) was a prominent biochemist during the first half of the twentieth century.
Heinz Falk Heinz Falk (born April 29, 1939 in Sankt Pölten, Lower Austria) is professor emeritus for organic chemistry at Johannes Kepler University of Linz and editor of "Progress in the Chemistry of Orga...
Helmut Schwarz Helmut Schwarz is a highly-cited German organic chemist.
Henry Drysdale Dakin Henry Drysdale Dakin FRS (12 March 188010 February 1952) was an English chemist.
Hermann Emil Fischer Hermann Emil Louis Fischer (9 October 1852 – 15 July 1919) was a German chemist and 1902 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Hermann Leuchs Friedrich Hermann Leuchs (8 August 1879 – 2 May 1945) was a German chemist.
Hisashi Yamamoto (chemist) Hisashi Yamamoto (born July 16, 1943) is an organic chemist and currently a member of the faculty at the University of Chicago.
Homer Burton Adkins Homer Burton Adkins (16 January 1892 in Newport, Ohio – 10 August 1949 in Madison, Wisconsin) was an American chemist who studied the hydrogenation of organic compounds.
Irma Goldberg Fritz Ullmann (July 2, 1875, Fürth – March 17, 1939, Berlin) was a German chemist.
Ivan Ostromislensky Ivan Ivanovich Ostromislensky (Иван Иванович Остромысленский, also Iwan Ostromislensky) (9 September 1880 – 16 January 1939) was a Russian organic chemist.
Ivar Karl Ugi Ivar Karl Ugi was a German chemist who made major contributions to organic chemistry.
James Cullen Martin James Cullen Martin (January 14, 1928 – April 20, 1999) was an American chemist.
James Irvine (chemist) Sir James Colquhoun Irvine KBE FRS FRSE FEIS (9 May 1877 – 12 June 1952) was a Scottish organic chemist and Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews from 1921 until his death.
Jan Hamer Jan Hamer (May 2, 1927 – July 25, 2008) was an organic chemistry professor at Tulane University in New Orleans from 1960 to 1992.
Jeehiun Lee Jeehiun Katherine Lee is an organic chemist and a professor in the Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University.
Jerry March Jerry March, Ph.D. (August 1, 1929 – December 25, 1997) was an organic chemist and a professor of chemistry at Adelphi University.
John C. Sheehan John Clark Sheehan (23 September 1915 – 21 March 1992) was an American organic chemist whose work on synthetic penicillin led to tailor-made forms of the drug.
John Cadogan Professor Sir John Ivan George Cadogan CBE DSc FRSE FRSC PLSW FRS (born 1930) is a British scientist, whose speciality is in organic chemistry.
John E. Franz John E. Franz is an organic chemist who discovered the herbicide glyphosate while working at Monsanto Company in 1970. The chemical became the active ingredient in Roundup, a broad-spectrum, post-emergence herbicide. Franz has earned much acclaim and many rewards for this breakthrough.
Jonathan Clayden Jonathan Paul Clayden (born 1968) is a Professor of organic chemistry at the University of Manchester.
Joseph H. Burckhalter Joseph H. Burckhalter (October 9, 1912 – May 9, 2004) was a chemist who worked in the field of isothiocyanate compounds.
Karl Barry Sharpless Karl Barry Sharpless (born 28 April 1941) is an American chemist known for his work on stereoselective reactions.
Karl Schlögl Karl Schlögl (October 5, 1924 - May 4, 2007) was professor of organic chemistry at the University of Vienna and secretary as well as vice-president of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Kathryn Uhrich Kathryn Uhrich (born 1965) is a renowned scholar and inventor who holds the post of professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Rutgers University, where she also served as Dean of Mathematic...
Kerim Gattás Asfura Kerim M. Gattás Asfura (born February 5, 1976 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras) is a chemist who through his research work has contributed to applied organic chemistry in the field of biomaterials as...
Klaus Schmiegel Klaus Schmiegel (born June 28, 1939) is most famous for his work in organic chemistry, which led to the invention of Prozac, a widely used antidepressant.
Kurt Alder Kurt Alder (10 July 1902 – 20 June 1958) was a German chemist and Nobel laureate.
Leiv Kristen Sydnes Leiv Kristen Sydnes (born 9 July 1948) is a Norwegian chemist, specializing in organic chemistry.
Leopold Ružička Leopold Ružička ForMemRS (13 September 1887 – 26 September 1976) was a Croatian scientist and winner of the 1939 Nobel Prize in Chemistry who worked most of his life in Switzerland.
Léon-Albert Arnaud Léon-Albert Arnaud (February 15, 1853 - March 27, 1915) was a French chemist born in Paris.
Maitland Jones, Jr. Maitland Jones, Jr (born November 23, 1937) is an internationally renowned American experimental chemist, based primarily at Princeton University.
Manuel Ballester Manuel Ballester Boix (born in Barcelona on June 27, 1919; died April 5, 2005) was an award-winning Spanish chemist.
Marc Julia Marc Julia (23 October 1922 Paris– 29 June 2010) was a French chemist and the winner of the 1990 CNRS Gold Medal in chemistry.
Mark S. Workentin Mark S. Workentin is a professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Western Ontario.
Melvin Spencer Newman Melvin Spencer Newman (March 10, 1908 – May 30, 1993) was an American chemist, Ohio State University professor, best known for inventing the Newman projection.
Michael Szwarc Michael Szwarc (9 June 1909, Będzin, Poland – 4 August 2000, United States) was a British and American polymer chemist who discovered and studied ionic living polymerization.
Mikael Bols Mikael Bols (born July 28, 1961) is a synthetic organic chemist who is mainly known for his work on carbohydrates and artificial enzymes.
Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary, (محمد اقبال چودھری born September 11, 1959) is a leading scientist and scholar in the field of organic chemistry from Pakistan.
Naveed Zaidi Dr. Naveed Zaidi is a British Pakistani organic chemist and a scientist who developed the world's first workable plastic magnet at room temperature.
Neil E. Schore Neil E. Schore is a professor of organic chemistry at the University of California, Davis.
Nizar El-Rayyes Nizar El-Rayyes holds a PhD Degree in chemistry, specializing in applied organic chemistry, from Technical University Aachen, Germany in 1966.
Norbert Bischofberger Dr. Norbert Bischofberger (born 10 January 1954) is an Austrian scientist and one of the inventors of the antiviral drug Tamiflu generically known as oseltamivir, which is, as of 2009, the only ...
Otto Ambros Otto Ambros (19 May 1901 - 23 July 1990) was a German chemist, notably involved with the research of chemical nerve agents.
Otto Diels Otto Paul Hermann Diels (23 January 1876 – 7 March 1954) was a German chemist.
Paul B. Ferrara Paul B. Ferrara was a scientist and administrator who pioneered the use of DNA profiling in America.
Philip Eaton Philip E. Eaton (born 1936) is a Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at the University of Chicago.
Rainer Ludwig Claisen Rainer Ludwig Claisen (14 January 1851 – 5 January 1930) was a German chemist best known for his work with condensations of carbonyls and sigmatropic rearrangements.
Richard F. Heck Richard Fred Heck (born August 15, 1931) is an American chemist noted for the discovery and development of the Heck reaction, which uses palladium to catalyze organic chemical reactions that co...
Richard Willstätter Richard Martin Willstätter, ForMemRS (13 August 1872 – 3 August 1942) was a German organic chemist whose study of the structure of plant pigments, chlorophyll included, won him the 1915 Nobel Pr...
Robert Burns Woodward Robert Burns Woodward (April 10, 1917 – July 8, 1979) was an American organic chemist.
Robert Gilbert (chemist) Robert Goulston Gilbert (born 1946) is a polymer chemist whose most significant contributions have been in the field of emulsion polymerisation.
Robert Robinson (organic chemist) Sir Robert Robinson, OM, PRS, FRSE (13 September 1886 – 8 February 1975) was an English organic chemist and Nobel laureate recognised in 1947 for his research on plant dyest...
Romen Sova Romen Efimovich Sova, was a Soviet and Ukrainian toxicologist.
Samuel Conway Samuel Charles Conway (born June 4, 1965 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania) is an American researcher in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and agrochemical fields of organic chemistry.
Seymour Shapiro Seymour Lester Shapiro (1916 - 1961) was an organic chemist best known for his pioneering work on a class of drugs used to treat symptoms of adult-onset diabetes.
Steven Zimmerman Professor Steven C. Zimmerman is an organic chemist on the faculty of the Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Stuart Warren Stuart Warren is a British organic chemist and author of chemistry textbooks aimed at university students.
Victor Grignard François Auguste Victor Grignard (May 6, 1871 in Cherbourg - December 13, 1935 in Lyon) was a Nobel Prize-winning French chemist.
Vladimir Markovnikov Vladimir Vasilyevich Nahuel Markovnikov (Влади́мир Васи́льевич Марко́вников), also spelled as Markownikoff (December 22, 1837 – February 11, 1904), was a Russian chemist.
Vladimir Prelog Vladimir Prelog FRS (23 July 1906 – 7 January 1998) was a Croatian-Swiss organic chemist, winner of the 1975 Nobel Prize for chemistry.
Wilhelm Schuler Wilhelm Schuler (27 December 1914 in Ulm, Germany – 5 June 2010 in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany) was a chemist, inventor and entrepreneur in the second half of the 20th century.
William Klyne William "Bill" Klyne (March 23, 1913 in Enfield, Middlesex - November 13, 1977) was an organic chemist known for his work in steroids and stereochemistry, a field in which he was a "pioneer", an...
Wilson Baker Professor Wilson Baker FRS (24 January 1900 - 3 June 2002) was a British organic chemist.
Yoon Nung-min Yoon Nung-min is a South Korean chemist, known for his research in organic chemistry, specializing in metal hydrides.
Young-Tae Chang Young-Tae Chang is a professor of chemistry at the National University of Singapore (NUS).