Paul Alivisatos

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Birthday
12, 1959
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Award winning Chemist who won the Wolf Prize in Chemistry in 2012 and the Linus Pauling Award the year before. He has spent the majority of his career researching the structural, thermodynamic, optical, and electrical properties of nanocrystals.

Before Fame

He graduated from University of Chicago in 1981 and then later got his doctorate from Berkley.

Trivia

He co-edited Nano Letters which is a prominent scientific journal.

Family Life

He moved to Greece at the age of 10 where he learned the Greek language and culture.

Associated With

He won the Alfred P. Sloan fellowship.