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 2021
Professor of Medical Biochemistry
Professor of Organic Chemistry
Peter Brzezinski (Secretary)
Professor of Biochemistry
Professor in Chemistry
Johan Åqvist (Chair)
Professor of Theoretical Chemistry
Professor of Nanophysics
Professor of Chemical Biology
Professor of Inorganic and Structural 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
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