Born October 31, 1925 in England. Trustees Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA.
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Senior US Scientist Award (1981). G. Willard Wheland Award, University of Chicago (1981). Evans Award, Ohio State University (1982). Oesper Award, University of Cincinnati (1984). Davy Medal, Royal Society, London (1988). Doctor of Science (honoris causa) University of Toronto, Canada (1990). ACS Award for Computers in Science, Atlanta, GA (1991). Max T. Rogers lecturer, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (1991). Wolf Prize in Chemistry (1992). Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1998).