American chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2005 for his research in to the development of the metathesis method in organic synthesis. He also helped develop “living polymerization”. He acquired both his B.S. and his M.S. in chemistry through the College or university of Florida. He joined up with the Country wide Academy of Sciences in 1989 and gained a fellowship in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1994. He offers three children along with his wife Helen. He earned the Nobel Reward 3 years before Martin Chalfie do.