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Professor Gregory C. Fu - Biographical Information

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Contact Information:

Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 18-290
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307 USA

(617) 253-2664 • fax: (617) 324-3611

email: gcf@mit.edu

Research Interests

• Development of new reagents and methods for organic synthesis, with an emphasis on asymmetric catalysis.

• Elucidation of reaction mechanisms.

Experience

 

2007-present

Firmenich Professor of Chemistry

   

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

1999-2007

Professor of Chemistry

   

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

1998-1999

Associate Professor of Chemistry

   

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

1993-1998

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

   

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

1991-1993

Postdoctoral fellow with Professor Robert H. Grubbs

   

California Institute of Technology

 

1985-1991

Graduate student with Professor David A. Evans

   

Harvard University

 

1984-1985

Undergraduate student with Professor K. Barry Sharpless

   

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Education

  • Harvard University, Ph.D., Chemistry, 1991  
 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S., Chemistry, 1985

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Awards

  2012 Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, American Chemical Society
  2007 Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  2007 Catalysis Science Award, Mitsui Chemicals
  2006 Mukaiyama Award, Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry of Japan
  2005 Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry
  2004 Corey Award, American Chemical Society
 

2001

Springer Award in Organometallic Chemistry

 

2000

School of Science Undergraduate Teaching Prize, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

2000

Chan Memorial Award in Organic Chemistry

 

1999

Innovation Recognition Award, Union Carbide

 

1998

Bristol-Myers Squibb Award

 

1998

Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society

 

1998

Synthetic Organic Chemistry Award, Pfizer

 

1997

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

 

1997

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

 

1997

Chemistry Scholar Award, Glaxo Wellcome

 

1996

Lilly Grantee Award, Eli Lilly

 

1996

Cottrell Scholar Award, Research Corporation

 

1995

American Cancer Society Junior Faculty Research Award

 

1994

National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award

 

1993

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation New Faculty Award

 

 
 

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Professor Gregory C. Fu
Department of ChemistryMassachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 18-290
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307 USA

(617) 253-2664 • fax: (617) 324-3611

email: gcf@mit.edu


 

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