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Prof. Gregory L. Hillhouse

The University of Chicago

Department of Chemistry, GCIS E-419

929 East 57th Street

Chicago, Illinois 60637


Office Phone:   (773) 702-7057

Lab Phone:       (773) 702-3425

Fax:                 (773) 702-0805 




Personal Information

Born, South Carolina, 1955
Citizen of the United States of America
Born Into Eternity, 2014

1980         Ph. D., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
                Thesis: "Reactions of Tungsten Complexes with Molecules containing

                Nitrogen-Nitrogen Bonds"
1976         B. S. in Chemistry, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC


Professional and Research Experience
2005         Visiting Professor of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2002         Visiting Associate in Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
1998         Visiting Scientist, Symyx Technologies, Santa Clara, CA
1983-        University of Chicago (through the ranks to Professor of Chemistry)
1980-83    Postdoctoral Research Associate, California Institute of Technology with

                Prof. John Bercaw
1976-80    Graduate Research Associate, Indiana University with Prof. Barry Haymore
1975         Undergraduate Research, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with

                Prof. Derek Hodgson

1975-76    Undergraduate Research, University of South Carolina with

                Prof. Edward Mercer


Honors and Awards
2013         American Chemical Society  Award in Organometallic Chemistry

2012         Organometallic Chemistry National Lecturer, Real Sociedad Espanola de Quimica

2012     Dow Lecturer in Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley  

2012         Dow Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

2011         Norman Maclean Faculty Alumni Award, University of Chicago

2009         Starkey Duncan Award, University of Chicago

1997         Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, University of Chicago

1990-92    Union Carbide Innovation Recognition Award

1989         Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow

1979         William Nebergall Award for Graduate Research, Indiana University

1974         Seideman-Gergel Scholarship in Chemistry, University of South Carolina

Professor of Chemistry

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