Nobel Laureate Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart Joins University of Hong Kong As Chair Professor of Chemistry

On September 19, 2023, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) announced the appointment of Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart, a distinguished chemist and Nobel Laureate (Chemistry, 2016), as a Chair Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science. “I look upon my role as a professor to be more about mentoring and helping young people to come up with fresh ideas and fulfil their ambitions in their research endeavors. By my providing lots of support, they can explore their ideas, bring them to fruition, and produce results that end up being published in the high-profile scientific literature,” said Professor Stoddart. Professor Stoddart brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in the fields of chemistry, materials science, and molecular nanotechnology. He has served as a Board of Trustees Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University in the United States for the past 16 years.

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