2023 - Research.com Chemistry in United States Leader Award
2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award
2022 - Research.com Chemistry in United States Leader Award
2015 - William H. Nichols Medal, American Chemical Society (ACS)
2013 - NAS Award in Chemical Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (US) In recognition of his pioneering experimental and conceptual contributions to the understanding of surface chemistry and catalysis at a microscopic and molecular level.
2010 - BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award
2009 - Fellow of the American Chemical Society
2008 - Priestley Medal, American Chemical Society (ACS)
2007 - Irving Langmuir Award, American Chemical Society (ACS)
2003 - F.A. Cotton Medal for Excellence in Chemical Research, American Chemical Society (ACS)
2001 - US President's National Medal of Science "For molecular studies of surfaces through the use of single crystals and the development of new techniques that served as foundations of new surface technologies including heterogeneous catalysis.", Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on June 12, 2002.
2000 - Linus Pauling Award, American Chemical Society (ACS)
1998 - Wolf Prize in Chemistry, Wolf Foundation for their outstanding contributions to the field of the surface science in general, and for their elucidation of fundamental mechanisms of heterogeneous catalytic reactions at single crystal surfaces in particular.
1997 - Von Hippel Award, Materials Research Society
1989 - Peter Debye Award, American Chemical Society (ACS)
1987 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1983 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1983 - Centenary Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)
1979 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences
1976 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS)
1969 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Gabor A. Somorjai spends much of his time researching Catalysis, Inorganic chemistry, Platinum, Nanoparticle and Nanotechnology. His Catalysis research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Chemical engineering and Adsorption. Gabor A. Somorjai combines subjects such as Hydrogen, Oxide, Chemical reaction, Carbon monoxide and Oxidizing agent with his study of Inorganic chemistry.
Gabor A. Somorjai interconnects Overlayer, Physical chemistry, Ethylene, Photochemistry and Torr in the investigation of issues within Platinum. His Nanoparticle research incorporates elements of Rhodium, Metal, Particle size and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. His study looks at the relationship between Nanotechnology and topics such as Bimetallic strip, which overlap with Reaction conditions.
Gabor A. Somorjai mostly deals with Catalysis, Inorganic chemistry, Adsorption, Analytical chemistry and Platinum. His studies deal with areas such as Nanoparticle, Chemical engineering and Photochemistry as well as Catalysis. The concepts of his Inorganic chemistry study are interwoven with issues in Hydrogen, Oxide, Transition metal, Carbon monoxide and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.
The Adsorption study combines topics in areas such as Crystallography, Single crystal and Molecule. His Analytical chemistry research includes themes of Scanning tunneling microscope and Crystal. His Platinum study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Rhodium, Metal, Ethylene and Physical chemistry.
His primary areas of study are Catalysis, Inorganic chemistry, Nanoparticle, Chemical engineering and Selectivity. His study in Catalysis is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Photochemistry, Oxide, Nanotechnology and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. His research integrates issues of Methanol, Platinum nanoparticles, Olefin fiber, Mesoporous silica and Carbon monoxide in his study of Inorganic chemistry.
His Nanoparticle research also works with subjects such as
Cobalt that intertwine with fields like Fischer–Tropsch process and Nickel,
Bimetallic strip and related Nanocrystal. His research on Chemical engineering also deals with topics like
Hydrogen that connect with fields like Dehydrogenation,
Oxidation state which intersects with area such as Dendrimer. As part of the same scientific family, Gabor A. Somorjai usually focuses on Selectivity, concentrating on Metal-organic framework and intersecting with Combinatorial chemistry.
Gabor A. Somorjai mostly deals with Catalysis, Inorganic chemistry, Nanoparticle, Selectivity and Chemical engineering. His work deals with themes such as Photochemistry, Oxide and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, which intersect with Catalysis. His Inorganic chemistry study incorporates themes from Platinum nanoparticles, Adsorption, Carbon monoxide, Isomerization and Oxidation state.
His Nanoparticle study is associated with Nanotechnology. The Nanotechnology study combines topics in areas such as Reaction conditions, Mass activity and Material properties. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Hydrogen, Organic chemistry and Ethylene carbonate, Diethyl carbonate.
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Introduction to surface chemistry and catalysis
Gabor A. Somorjai;Brian E. Bent.
Formation of hollow nanocrystals through the nanoscale Kirkendall effect.
Yadong Yin;Robert M. Rioux;Can K. Erdonmez;Steven Hughes.
Highly Crystalline Multimetallic Nanoframes with Three-Dimensional Electrocatalytic Surfaces
Chen Chen;Yijin Kang;Ziyang Huo;Ziyang Huo;Zhongwei Zhu;Zhongwei Zhu.
General Route to Vertical ZnO Nanowire Arrays Using Textured ZnO Seeds
Lori E. Greene;Matt Law;Dawud H. Tan;Max Montano.
Nano Letters (2005)
Catalysis Research of Relevance to Carbon Management: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities
Hironori Arakawa;Michele Aresta;John N. Armor;Mark A. Barteau.
Chemical Reviews (2001)
Thermally stable Pt/mesoporous silica core–shell nanocatalysts for high-temperature reactions
Sang Hoon Joo;Jeong Young Park;Chia-Kuang Tsung;Yusuke Yamada.
Nature Materials (2009)
A reversibly switching surface.
Joerg Lahann;Samir Mitragotri;Thanh Nga Tran;Hiroki Kaido.
Chemistry in Two Dimensions: Surfaces
Gabor A. Somorjai.
Shaping binary metal nanocrystals through epitaxial seeded growth.
Susan E. Habas;Hyunjoo Lee;Hyunjoo Lee;Velimir Radmilovic;Gabor A. Somorjai;Gabor A. Somorjai.
Nature Materials (2007)
Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Rh-Pd and Pt-Pd Core-Shell Nanoparticles
Feng Tao;Feng Tao;Michael E. Grass;Michael E. Grass;Yawen Zhang;Yawen Zhang;Yawen Zhang;Derek R. Butcher;Derek R. Butcher.
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