The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2005
Yves Chauvin, Robert H. Grubbs, Richard R. Schrock
Robert H. Grubbs
Born: 27 February 1942, Possum Trot, KY, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for the development of the metathesis method in organic synthesis"
Field: organic chemistry