2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award
2022 - Research.com Materials Science in United States Leader Award
2022 - Research.com Chemistry in United States Leader Award
2013 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
2011 - F.A. Cotton Medal for Excellence in Chemical Research, American Chemical Society (ACS)
2009 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For his manifold contributions to the physics of biology, materials, and surfaces, including new scientific insights in studies of molecular selfassembly, soft lithography, and microfluidics
2009 - Benjamin Franklin Medal, Franklin Institute
2009 - Fellow of the American Chemical Society
2007 - Priestley Medal, American Chemical Society (ACS)
2005 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For the development and promulgation of methods of self-assembly and soft lithography.
2005 - Linus Pauling Award, American Chemical Society (ACS)
2005 - Welch Award in Chemistry, Robert A. Welch Foundation
2004 - Oesper Award, University of Cincinnati and American Chemical Society
2002 - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
2000 - Von Hippel Award, Materials Research Society
1998 - US President's National Medal of Science "For innovative and far-ranging research in chemistry, biology, biochemistry and material science, pioneering work of technological interest and his extensive involvement with teaching, government and industry.", Presented by President William Jefferson Clinton at a White House (East Room) ceremony on Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
1995 - Arthur C. Cope Award, American Chemical Society (ACS)
1980 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1978 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences
1975 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1975 - ACS Award in Pure Chemistry, American Chemical Society (ACS)
1969 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
His primary areas of study are Nanotechnology, Monolayer, Microfluidics, Self-assembled monolayer and Adsorption. His work deals with themes such as Elastomer, Lithography and Soft lithography, which intersect with Nanotechnology. His research integrates issues of Wetting, Ethylene glycol, Contact angle, Polymer chemistry and Stereochemistry in his study of Monolayer.
His research on Microfluidics often connects related topics like Mechanics. His Self-assembled monolayer research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Substrate, Metal and Analytical chemistry. His Adsorption research includes themes of Resist, Chemical engineering and Lysozyme.
His main research concerns Nanotechnology, Monolayer, Organic chemistry, Stereochemistry and Microfluidics. His study in Nanotechnology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Lithography, Soft lithography and Polymer. His Monolayer research integrates issues from Wetting, Chemical engineering, Crystallography and Adsorption.
His Organic chemistry study frequently involves adjacent topics like Polymer chemistry.
His primary scientific interests are in Nanotechnology, Actuator, Mechanical engineering, Robot and Magnetic levitation. His study of Microfluidics is a part of Nanotechnology. His Actuator study combines topics in areas such as Acoustics, Elastomer, Buckling and Inflatable.
His Mechanical engineering study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Robotics, Fluidics, Soft robotics, Artificial intelligence and Pneumatic actuator. His studies deal with areas such as Bending and Linear actuator as well as Pneumatic actuator. George M. Whitesides has included themes like Diamagnetism, Analytical chemistry, Levitation and Maglev in his Magnetic levitation study.
Nanotechnology, Actuator, Mechanical engineering, Robot and Elastomer are his primary areas of study. His study on Microfluidics is often connected to Paper based as part of broader study in Nanotechnology. The Actuator study combines topics in areas such as Electronic circuit, Control reconfiguration, Composite material, Bending and Adhesive.
His research in Mechanical engineering intersects with topics in Robotics, Fluidics, Soft robotics, Artificial intelligence and Pneumatic actuator. He has researched Robot in several fields, including Combustion, Control engineering, Grippers, Stiffness and Bistability. His studies in Elastomer integrate themes in fields like Ultimate tensile strength and Composite number.
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The origins and the future of microfluidics
George M. Whitesides.
Self-assembled monolayers of thiolates on metals as a form of nanotechnology.
J. Christopher Love;Lara A. Estroff;Jennah K. Kriebel;Ralph G. Nuzzo.
Chemical Reviews (2005)
Self-assembly at all scales.
George M. Whitesides;Bartosz Grzybowski.
Rapid prototyping of microfluidic systems in poly(dimethylsiloxane)
David C. Duffy;J. Cooper McDonald;and Olivier J. A. Schueller;George M. Whitesides.
Analytical Chemistry (1998)
Geometric control of cell life and death.
Christopher S. Chen;Milan Mrksich;Sui Huang;George M. Whitesides.
Formation of monolayer films by the spontaneous assembly of organic thiols from solution onto gold
Colin D. Bain;E. Barry Troughton;Yu Tai Tao;Joseph Evall.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (1989)
Polyvalent Interactions in Biological Systems: Implications for Design and Use of Multivalent Ligands and Inhibitors.
Mathai Mammen;Seok-Ki Choi;George M. Whitesides.
Angewandte Chemie (1998)
Molecular self-assembly and nanochemistry: a chemical strategy for the synthesis of nanostructures.
George M. Whitesides;John P. Mathias;Christopher T. Seto.
Fabrication of Microfluidic Systems in Poly(dimethylsiloxane)
J. Cooper McDonald;David C. Duffy;Janelle R. Anderson;Daniel T. Chiu.
Chaotic Mixer for Microchannels
Abraham D. Stroock;Stephan K. W. Dertinger;Armand Ajdari;Igor Mezić.
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