Robert H Crabtree
At Yale since 1977, Bob Crabtree is now Whitehead Professor. He has been ACS and RSC organometallic chemistry awardee, Baylor Medallist, Mond lecturer, Kosolapoff awardee, Stauffer Lecturer, has chaired the ACS Inorganic Division and is the author of an organometallic textbook. Early work on catalytic alkane C-H activation and functionalization was followed by work on H2 complexes, dihydrogen bonding, and catalysis for green and energy chemistry. He is a Fellow of the ACS and of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.