Bourke Award Previous Winners


2018 Bourke Award Winner

Professor Daniel Neumark, University of California, Berkeley


Bourke Award 2017 Winner

Professor Kieron Burke, University of California, Irvine


Bourke Award 2016 Winner

Professor Laura Gagliardi, University of Minnesota


Bourke Award 2015 Winner

Professor Lyndon Emsley, Ecole Polytéchnique Fédérale de Lausanne


Bourke Award 2014 Winner

Professor Ann McDermott, Columbia University


Bourke Award 2013 Winner

Professor Bert Weckhuysen, Utrecht University, The Netherlands


Bourke Award 2012 Winner

Professor Gregory Scholes, University of Toronto


Bourke Award 2011 Winner

Mark Ratner, Northwestern University


Bourke Award 2010 Winner

Michael Bowers, University of California


Bourke Award 2009 winner

Gerard Meijer, Fritz-Haber Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany


Bourke Award 2008-09 Winner

Thomas Rizzo, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne


Bourke Award 2008 Winner

Ole Mouritsen, University of Southern Denmark


  • 2007 - G C Schatz 
  • 2006  - C Amatore
  • 2005 - M Lester
  • 2004 - P D Lett
  • 2003 - D Andelman
  • 2002 - D J Nesbitt
  • 2001 - E F van Dishoeck
  • 2000 - C Wittig
  • 1999 - D Frenkel
  • 1998 - T A Miller
  • 1997 - R A van Santen
  • 1996 - K Showalter
  • 1995 - S R Leone
  • 1994 - D M Kolb
  • 1993 - H Lekkerkerker
  • 1992 - R Saykally
  • 1991 - G Ertl
  • 1990 - K Morokuma
  • 1989 - D H Levy
  • 1988 - A Pines
  • 1987 - M Quack
  • 1986 - L Monnerie
  • 1985 - D Chandler
  • 1984 - V Ponec
  • 1983 - E Hirota
  • 1982 - E C M Clementi
  • 1981 - R M Hochstrasser
  • 1980 - A Zecchina
  • 1979 - O Kedem
  • 1978 - A Dymanus
  • 1977 - R G Gordon
  • 1976 - P G De Gennes
  • 1975 - P Pimental
  • 1974 - J Jortner
  • 1973 - B Baranowski
  • 1972 - I Prigogine
  • 1971 - H Wolf
  • 1970 - E U Franck
  • 1968/69 - W Klemperer
  • 1967 - D R Herschbach, G Wilse Robinson
  • 1966 - S Sadron, H M McConnell
  • 1965 - H Gerischer
  • 1964 - S A Rice
  • 1963 - A M Liquori, V L Talrose
  • 1962 - M Eigen, J H van der Waals
  • 1961 - H S Johnston
  • 1960 - H J Bernstein, A Perterlin
  • 1959 - R Gomer, V V Voevodsky
  • 1958 - W H Stockmauer, R H Stokes
  • 1957 - A J Rutgers, W Jost
  • 1956 - J J Hermans
  • 1955 - D F Hornig