Richard Smalley
#3138 Overall Influence

Richard Smalley

American chemist

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Richard Errett Smalley was the Gene and Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry and a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University. In 1996, along with Robert Curl, also a professor of chemistry at Rice, and Harold Kroto, a professor at the University of Sussex, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of a new form of carbon, buckminsterfullerene, also known as buckyballs. He was an advocate of nanotechnology and its applications.

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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Hope College
Hope College

Liberal arts college in Michigan

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Rice University
Rice University

University in Houston, Texas, USA

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Princeton University
Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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#67 World Rank #13 USA Rank
Chemistry