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J. Fraser Stoddart——Professor

Room 507, Building 24, Tianjin University
School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology
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Education Experience
1964-1966 Ph. D. University of Edinburgh
1960-1964 Bachelor of Science University of Edinburgh
1967-1970 Postdoctoral Queen's University
1980 Doctor of Science University of Edinburgh
Professional Experience
1970-1982 Lecturer University of Sheffield
1982-1991 Reader University of Sheffield
1990-1997 Professor University of Birmingham
1997-2003 Saul Winstein Professor University of California, Los Angeles
2002-2007 Director of Institute California NanoSystems Institute
2003-2007 Fred Kavli Professor University of California, Los Angeles
2008- Board of Trustees Professor Northwestern University
2014- Professor Tianjin University
Research Area

The research in the group of Stoddart encompasses efforts in Nanoscience and Supramolecular Chemistry.  More specifically, Borromean link compounds • catenanes and rotaxanes • chemically modified cyclodextrins • chirality • concept transfer from the life sciences into materials science • dendrimers • dynamic covalent chemistry • mechanically interlocked compounds • molecular electronics • molecular machines • molecular recognition processes • molecular switches with bistability and metastability • nature of the mechanical bond • soft lithography • self-assembly processes • supramolecular polymers • stereochemistry • template-directed synthesis • topology • metal-organic frameworks.


Honors and Awards
Appointed Knight Bachelor by HM Queen Elizabeth II (2007)
Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology (Experimental) (2007)
Albert Einstein World Prize in Science (2007)
Tetrahedron Prize for Creativity in Organic Chemistry (2007)
King Faisal International Prize in Science (2007)
Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, UK (2008)
Davy Medal of the Royal Society of London (2008)
Arthur C Cope Award (American Chemical Society) (2008)
Royal Medal of the Royal Society of Edinburgh presented by Duke of Edinburgh (2010)
Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (2011)
Fellowship of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, USA (2012)
Membership of the National Academy of Sciences (2014)
Centenary Prize from the Royal Society of Chemistry (2014)
Highlighted Publications
Stoddart, J. F. Putting mechanically interlocked molecules (MIMs) to work in tomorrow’s world, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 11102.
Liu, Z.; Stoddart, J. F. Extended metal–carbohydrate frameworks. Pure Appl. Chem. 2014, 86, 1323.
Strutt, N. L.; Zhang, H.; Schneebeli, S. T.; Stoddart, J. F. Functionalizing pillar[n]arenes, Acc. Chem. Res. 2014, 47, 2631.
Barnes, J. C.; Frasconi, M.; Young, R. M.; Khdary, N. H.; Liu, W.-G.; Dyar, S. M.; McGonigal, P. R.; Gibbs-Hall, I. C.; Diercks, C.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Stern, C. L.; Goddard III, W. A.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Stoddart, J. F. Solid–state characterization and photo–induced intramolecular electron transfer in a nanoconfined octacationic homo[2]catenane. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 10569.
Dale, E. J.; Vermeulen, N. A.; Thomas, A. A.; Barnes, J. C.; Juríček, M.; Blackburn, A. K.; Strutt, N. L.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Stern, C. L.; Denmark, S. E.; Stoddart, J. F. ExCage. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 10669.
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