World leader in field of catalytic organic chemistry
One of Canada's most prominent theoretical chemists, specializing in molecular structure and reactivity.
Developer of Mössbauer spectroscopy
Leading researcher in the application of Density Functional Theory to molecules, changing a fundamental way in which molecules are described.
The dean of electrochemistry in Canada
Developed VSEPR (Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion) Theory
Won the 1971 Nobel Prize in chemistry for using spectroscopy to discover the internal geometry and energy states in simple molecules, and in particular the structure and characteristics of free...
World leader in the chemistry of organic free radicals and first to recognize Vitamin E as a powerful agent that targets free radicals and neutralizes their harmful effects.
A pioneer in the field of chemical kinetics and activated-complex theory
One of the world's leading food scientists studying the structure of fats and oils
Won the 1986 Nobel Prize in chemistry for using chemi-luminescence of molecules to explain energy relationships in chemical reactions
World renowned photochemist who discovered the reaction causing paper to turn yellow over time and developed ways to make paper more stable
Pioneered research into chemical reactions and helped found university research programs in Canada
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