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.
Sara Snogerup Linse (Chairman)
Professor of Physical Chemistry
Professor of Medical Biochemistry
Gunnar von Heijne (Secretary)
Professor of Theoretical Chemistry
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.