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Reza Ghadiri

M. Reza Ghadiri (born in Iran) is an Iranian (persian) chemist and a world expert on nano scale sciences.

Ghadiri holds a Ph.D. degree in chemistry (1987) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently a Prof of chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute.

The 1998 Feynman Prize was awarded to Ghadiri for groundbreaking work in constructing molecular structures through the use of self-organization, the same forces used to assemble the molecular machine systems found in nature.[1]

Awards and honors

  • Searle Scholars Award 1991-1994;
  • Arnold & Mable Beckman Young Investigator Award 1991-1993;
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow 1993-1995;
  • Eli Lilly Grantee 1994-1995;
  • American Chemical Society Award in Pure Chemistry 1995;
  • Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society 1999;
  • Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology 1998;
  • Merck-Frosst Lecturer, University of Victoria, British Columbia 2001;
  • Belleau Lecturer, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec 2001.


  1. ^ 1998 Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology. Foresight Nanotech Institute. Retrieved on 2006-12-01.

See also

  • Iranian science
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