December 31, 1921|
Harvard University |
University of Florida B.S. 1942 |
University of Wisconsin–Madison Ph.D 1945
|Doctoral students||John E. McMurry|
NAS Award in Chemical Sciences (1982)|
National Medal of Science (1982)
Wolf Prize (1996)
The Ryoji Noyori Prize (2003)
Gilbert Stork (born December 31, 1921, Brussels, Belgium) is a U.S. organic chemist. He is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Chemistry Emeritus at Columbia University. The Stork enamine alkylation is named in his honor.:111
- 1946 Harvard University: Instructor; 1948 Assistant Professor
- 1953 Columbia University: Associate Professor; 1955 Professor; 1967-1993 Eugene Higgins Professor; *1993 Professor Emeritus
- U.S. National Academy of Sciences, 1961
- American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1962
- Foreign Member of the French Academy of Sciences, 1989
- American Philosophical Society, 1995
- The Royal Society, UK 1999
Awarded Honorary Fellowship or Membership
- Chemists' Club of New York, 1974
- Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, 1973
- Chemical Society of Japan, 2002
- Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, 1983
- Chairman Organic Division of the American Chemical Society, 1966–1967
- 1957 Award in Pure Chemistry of the American Chemical Society
- 1959 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow
- 1961 Baekeland Medal, North Jersey ACS
- 1962 Harrison Howe Award
- 1966 Edward Curtis Franklin Memorial Award, Stanford University
- 1967 ACS Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
- 1971 Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufactures Association Gold Medal
- 1973 Nebraska Award
- 1978 Roussel Prize, Paris
- 1980 Nichols Medal, New York ACS, Arthur C. Cope Award, ACS
- 1982 Edgar Fahs Smith Award, Philadelphia ACS
- 1982 Willard Gibbs Medal, Chicago ACS
- 1982 National Academy of Sciences Award in Chemical Sciences
- 1982 National Medal of Science from Ronald Reagan; Pauling Award
- 1985 Tetrahedron Prize
- 1986 Remsen Award, Maryland ACS; Cliff S. Hamilton Award,
- 1987 Monie A Ferst Award and Medal, Georgia Tech.
- 1991 Roger Adams Award
- 1992 George Kenner Award, Liverpool
- 1992 Robert Robinson Lectureship, University of Manchester
- 1992 Chemical Pioneer Award, American Institute of Chemists
- 1993 Welch Award in Chemistry, Robert A. Welch Foundation
- 1994 Allan R. Day Award, Philadelphia Organic Chemists Club
- 1995 Wolf Prize, Israel
- 2002 Sir Derek Barton Gold medal, Royal Society of Chemistry
- 2005 Herbert C. Brown Award, American Chemical Society
The inaugural Gilbert Stork Lecture was held in his honor in 2014 at his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Gilbert Stork named lecture series are also held at other institutions, including Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania, as a result of his endowments.
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- Stork, Gilbert; Terrell, Ross; Szmuszkovicz, Jacob (April 1954). "A NEW SYNTHESIS OF 2-ALKYL AND 2-ACYL KETONES". Journal of the American Chemical Society. 76 (7): 2029–2030. doi:10.1021/ja01636a103. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- "UW Madison Chemistry Newsletter for 2/17/2014 Mon,". University of Wisconsin. Retrieved February 17, 2014.
- Hoffman, Frances (1982). "Gilbert Stork: A Celebration of 35 Years In Research & Teaching". Aldrichimica Acta. 15: 1–10.
- "Faculty Named to Learned Society". Columbia University Record. 20 (29). May 17, 1995. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- "Emeritus Professor Gilbert Stork (Columbia University) was awarded an honorary member from the Chemical Society of Japan.". Chemical Society of Japan. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- "Gilbert Stork". The Royal Society. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- Stork, Gilbert (December 2011). "Chemical reminiscences" (PDF). Tetrahedron. 67 (51): 9754–9764. doi:10.1016/j.tet.2011.10.007. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- Morris, Colin (January 10, 2005). "Chemistry Department Continues Award-Winning Legacy". Columbia News. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- Richardson, Lynda (May 20, 1993). "COMMENCEMENTS; Columbia Chief Stresses Role of Teacher". The New York Times. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- "Seminars". UW Madison Chemistry Newsletter. October 27, 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- "Named Lecture The Gilbert Stork Lecture". Columbia University. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- "Gilbert Stork Lecture". University of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- Halford, Bethany. "Gilbert Stork on How Not to Dispose of a Steak". The Safety Zone. Retrieved March 6, 2012.