The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1999
Ahmed H. Zewail
Born: 26 February 1946, Damanhur, Egypt
Affiliation at the time of the award: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for his studies of the transition states of chemical reactions using femtosecond spectroscopy"
Field: chemical kinetics, physical chemistry
Prize share: 1/1