The Nobel Committee for Chemistry at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is responsible for the selection of candidates for the Chemistry Prize from the names submitted for consideration by qualified nominators, who have been invited through formal letters.
Sven Lidin (Chairman)
Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
Professor of Organic Chemistry
Professor of Theoretical Chemistry
Sara Snogerup Linse
Professor of Physical Chemistry
Professor of Medical Biochemistry
Astrid Gräslund (Secretary)
Professor of Biophysics
The Committee members are elected for a period of three years from among the members of the Academy. In assessing the qualifications of the candidates, the Committee is assisted by specially appointed expert advisers.