• 2011 Professor Bert Meijer, Distinguished University Professor in Molecular Sciences and Professor of Organic Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. View photos here.

  • 2008 Professor Benjamin G. Davis, Department of Chemistry,
    University of Oxford, United Kingdom. "Sugars and Proteins: Strategies in Synthetic Biology".

  • 2005 Professor Roeland J.M. Nolte, Department of Organic Chemistry, Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
    "Bio-inspired Architectures by Programmed Assembly."

  • 2004 Professor Lewis N. Mander, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University. ''Enabling Strategies for the Assembly of Complex Polycyclic Natural Products."

  • 2003 Professor Devens Gust, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University. "Mimicking Photosynthesis."

  • 2002 Professor K. Barry Sharpless, The Scripps Research Institute. "The good fortune of sailing in the wake of John and Rita Cornforth: Being taught and inspired by the chemistry of life."

  • 2002 Professor Craig J. Hawker, IBM Almaden Research Centre. "Chemical opportunities at the nanotechnology frontier - from microelectronics to biotechnology."