Robert Curl

Chemist, Academic

1933 –

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Who is Robert Curl?

Robert Floyd Curl, Jr. is an emeritus professor of chemistry at Rice University. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996 for the discovery of the nanomaterial buckminsterfullerene, along with Richard Smalley also of Rice University, and Harold Kroto of the University of Sussex.

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Born
Aug 23, 1933
Alice
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • William Adams High School
  • Rice University
Employment
  • Rice University
Lived in
  • Texas

Submitted
on July 23, 2013