Fraser Stoddart

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Sir James Fraser Stoddart (born 24 May 1942) is a British-American chemist who is Board of Trustees Professor of Chemistry and head of the Stoddart Mechanostereochemistry Group in the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University in the United States. He works in the area of supramolecular chemistry and nanotechnology. Stoddart has developed highly efficient syntheses of mechanically-interlocked molecular architectures such as molecular Borromean rings, catenanes and rotaxanes utilising molecular recognition and molecular self-assembly processes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fraser Stoddart has received more than 288,712 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Fraser Stoddart is the 326th most popular chemist (down from 281st in 2019), the 1,563rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,101st in 2019) and the 45th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Fraser Stoddart ranks 326 out of 510Before him are Jean-Baptiste Boussingault, Lars Fredrik Nilson, Fritz London, Théophile-Jules Pelouze, Anders Gustaf Ekeberg, and Charles Frédéric Gerhardt. After him are Anselme Payen, C. H. D. Buys Ballot, Viktor Meyer, Auguste Laurent, Pierre Joseph Pelletier, and Karl Ernst Claus.

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Among people born in 1942, Fraser Stoddart ranks 167Before him are Mike Markkula, Fred Ward, Étienne Balibar, Peter Norman, Jozef Adamec, and Fradique de Menezes. After him are Věra Čáslavská, Günter Wallraff, Hannu Mikkola, Péter Nádas, Henri Pescarolo, and Zhou Yongkang.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Fraser Stoddart ranks 1,563 out of 6,924Before him are Peter Bonetti (1941), Louise d'Orléans (1869), Alan Shearer (1970), Catherine Ashton (1956), George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney (1737), and Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870). After him are Thomas Hill Green (1836), Ælle of Sussex (500), Matthew Arnold (1822), Malcolm McLaren (1946), Elizabeth Siddal (1829), and Elizabeth Hurley (1965).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Fraser Stoddart ranks 45Before him are M. Stanley Whittingham (1941), William Prout (1785), Edward Frankland (1825), Richard J. Roberts (1943), Norman Lockyer (1836), and Martin Lowry (1874). After him are Charles Hatchett (1765), Frederick Abel (1827), Alexander William Williamson (1824), William Nicholson (1753), John William Draper (1811), and Charles Macintosh (1766).

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