There will be a reception after the talk, at 5:00 PM in the Atrium of the Engineered Biosystems Building.
Tobin Marks is Ipatieff Professor of Catalytic Chemistry, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Professor of Applied Physics, and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Northwestern University. He obtained a BS degree in Chemistry from the University of Maryland, and a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from MIT. His recognitions include the U.S. National Medal of Science, the Spanish Principe de Asturias Prize, the Materials Research Society Von Hippel Award, the Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences Award in Chemical Sciences, the American Chemical Society Joseph Priestley Medal, and the Israel Harvey Prize. He is a member of the U.S., German, and Indian National Academies of Sciences, the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the U.S. National Academy of Inventors. He is a Fellow of the U.K. Royal Society of Chemistry, the Materials Research Society, and the American Chemical Society. Marks has published 1260 peer-reviewed articles and holds 265 issued U.S. patents. He holds Honorary Doctorate Degrees from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the University of South Carolina, the Ohio State University, and the Technical University of Munich.