Organometallic Chemistry Award 2009 Winner
University of St Andrews
Awarded for his contributions to the development of N-heterocyclic carbenes in homogeneous transition metal catalysis.
About the winner
Steven P. Nolan received his BSc in Chemistry from the University of Western Florida and his PhD from the University of Miami where he worked under the supervision of Professor Carl D. Hoff. After a postdoctoral stay with Professor Tobin J. Marks at Northwestern University, he joined the Department of Chemistry of the University of New Orleans in 1990.
In 2006, he joined the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) as Group leader and ICREA Research Professor. In early 2009 he joined the School of Chemistry at the University of St Andrews where he holds the Chair in Inorganic Chemistry.
The Nolan Group
Steven Nolan's group at the University of St Andrews
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