The Nobel Committee for Chemistry

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.

Nobel Committee for Chemistry 2019

Members

Claes Gustafsson (Chair)
Professor of Medical Biochemistry

Peter Somfai
Professor of Organic Chemistry

Peter Brzezinski
Professor of Biochemistry

Olof Ramström
Professor in Chemistry

Johan Åqvist
Professor of Theoretical Chemistry

Gunnar von Heijne (Secretary)
Professor of Theoretical Chemistry

 

Co-opted members

Heiner Linke
Professor of Nanophysics

Sara Snogerup Linse
Professor in Physical 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.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences – Prize Awarder for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Process of nomination and selection of Chemistry Laureates

Web site of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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