Chemistry at Illinois University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois

Biographies of Illini Chemists

Chemists from the University of Illinois have made significant contributions to the study of chemistry and to society as a whole. The purpose of this section is to document the lives of some of these chemists. Click on any of the names for more information.


Nelson J. Leonard gave a talk, "Signal to Noyes: The Voices I Still Hear", for the Noyes Laboratory Centennial Celebration on September 13, 2002 where he described some of the history of significant chemists who have worked in Noyes Lab.

With over 40 full-time faculty, not including a number of instructors, affiliates, and adjuncts, the Illini Chemist list keeps growing. For more information about our current faculty, please visit their individual faculty pages.