The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2005
Yves Chauvin, Robert H. Grubbs, Richard R. Schrock
Richard R. Schrock
Born: 4 January 1945, Berne, IN, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
Prize motivation: "for the development of the metathesis method in organic synthesis"
Field: organic chemistry